Freeholder John P. Kelly is serving his eighth three-year term on the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders. He is the Director of the Board for 2016.
Freeholder Gerry P. Little was sworn to his fifth three-year term on the Ocean County Board of Freeholders during its 2016 Organization Meeting on Jan. 6.
Freeholder John C. Bartlett Jr.was sworn to his 13th three-year term on the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders during its 2016 Organization meeting Jan. 6.
Freeholder Joseph H. Vicari is an experienced and staunch advocate for consumers, seniors, education, tourism, and the local business community.
Freeholder Virginia E. "Ginny" Haines brings years of public service and leadership experience to the Board. She was appointed to fill the seat left vacant by Freeholder James F. Lacey.
Freeholder History | Contact the Freeholders | Meeting Dates
Meeting Agendas | Budget Information | Audit Reports
Recently completed and ongoing projects Learn More
Safety programs, tips and a variety of safety driving courses Learn More
Road construction and improvement projectsLearn More
The Office of the Ocean County Engineer is responsible for 621 miles of County roads and 225 bridges and culverts spread throughout 33 municipalities.
The Department, which is a function of the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders, is led by Ocean County Engineer John N. Ernst. The Engineering Department works closely with the Ocean County Road Department and various private contractors to upgrade and modernize the County road network. Engineering projects are developed with an emphasis on safety for pedestrians and motorists. Ocean County has also partnered with the New Jersey Turnpike Authority to build new and expanded Garden State Parkway interchanges.
Besides supervising road construction and improvement projects, the Engineering Department staff also runs a proactive program to keep drivers and pedestrians safe on the county’s roadways. The Department is a co-sponsor of the annual 101 Safe Days of Summer state-wide traffic safety programs and hosts a variety of courses on safe driving geared to seniors, young people and anyone wishing to improve their driving skills.
The Engineering Department staff also installs and maintains over 35,000 traffic signs and 400 traffic lights throughout the County. A new computerized effort will allow engineers to quickly identify and replace any worn or aging traffic signs.
Ocean County Freeholder Director John P. Kelly serves as Freeholder Liaison to the Engineering Department.
John N. Ernst, County Engineer
C. Roberts Mulloy, Assistant County Engineer
101 Hooper Avenue
Toms River, NJ 08753