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Concrete Sidewalk Repair Oak Ridge NJ

The City of Oak Ridge NJ REQUIRES all homeowners to fix their sidewalks! See below.

Sidewalk repair along with maintenance in the State of New Jersey is the duty of the abutting property owner. A lot of property proprietors are not aware of this ordinance and they assume that their city or state is liable for repairing defective sidewalks. In many cases, the property owner will hire contractors to make the repair or their municipality will contract the work but will assign the home owner for 100% of the job cost. In 2012, the borough of Highland Park in New Jersey initiated a program that required estate owners to fix defective sidewalks in front of their homes. Your city or borough can be next!

A lawsuit waiting to happen…

House owners in Oak Ridge are responsible for maintaining the sidewalks adjacent to their property. When they fail to sufficiently maintain their sidewalks, they become accountable for the injuries that pedestrians suffer. These pedestrians that injure themselves because of your defective sidewalk have the legal right to sue you since you are the property proprietor. There are also dozens of lawyers that love to follow through with these types of premise liability cases, which will cost you a lot of money down the road. Thousands of property proprietors in the State of New Jersey have been taken to court because of their negligence or the lack of understanding in regards to sidewalks and liability.

Your city or borough may also send you a notice demanding you to re-construct your sidewalk. Failure to agree within a limited time frame will result in fines and penalties. Spare yourself a lawsuit and fines by contacting a sidewalk repair company now!

Types of Sidewalk Defects

There are many types of defective sidewalks that can prove dangerous for Oak Ridge pedestrians.

  • Tree roots: When sidewalks go too long without repair, tree roots may cause them to become uneven.
  • Collapsed sidewalks: Severely damaged sidewalks may have large parts caved in or separated from the rest of the walkway. This type of a situation certainly poses a serious fall hazard.
  • Trip hazards: It is easy to trip and fall on large cracks that cut across poorly maintained sidewalks.
  • Improper slope: Uneven sidewalks may have large portions that do not line up with the rest of the walkway.
  • Patchwork: In an effort to save money on repairs, it is common to see inadequate patchwork jobs on specific locations that make the sidewalk surface uneven.
  • Missing cobblestones and bricks: It is necessary to properly maintain walkways that are not made from concrete to ensure the safety of pedestrians.

Oak Ridge NJ Sidewalk Repair Contractors

Employing a contractor to repair your defective sidewalk is the ideal solution to evade any lawsuits or fines from your municipality. HOLESSolutions, a Clifton based infrastructure repair company, specializes in sidewalk repair. With plenty of crews working throughout Northern New Jersey, HOLESSolutions is highly capable of re-constructing your sidewalk within a few hours which will reduce liability and improve the look of your property’s aesthetics tremendously. Available 24 hours a day/7 days a week, you can dial 973-779-4653 to get your sidewalk repaired professionally!