The City of Phillipsburg Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance and repair of all city streets, curbing, and curb ramps. Daily maintenance includes patching asphalt, sealing cracks, chip-sealing streets, repairing curb and gutters, ramps, and public pedestrian sidewalks.
The city is also responsible for repairing and replacing street signs, maintaining traffic signals, and painting all street markings along U.S. 36 and U.S. 183 within city limits and downtown. The city does not maintain the street lights, but requests assistance in locating lights that are out.
Sidewalk Cost-Sharing Program
The city does not maintain private sidewalks and curb ramps. It is the responsibility of property owners within the City of Phillipsburg to maintain pedestrian sidewalks adjacent to their properties in a manner safe for pedestrian use. However, the city does provide a cost-sharing program for those interested in improving pedestrian sidewalks located along the public streets. Read more...