Skip Navigation
Department of Public Works
Print this page.

Bureau of Traffic Engineering and Transportation Planning

111 W. Chesapeake Avenue, Room 326
Towson, Maryland 21204
Phone: 410-887-3554
Fax: 410-887-5784

W. William Korpman, III
Bureau Chief

This Bureau plans for anticipated County-Wide transportation needs and ensures a safe, efficient operation of the Baltimore County highway system. It is divided into several divisions:

Traffic Engineering - maintains traffic regulations, develops traffic control needs and detours.

Street Light Program - handles requests for new or upgraded street lighting on existing or proposed County roadways.

Transportation Planning - provides technical assistance to the Department of Planning; evaluates and recommends specific projects in anticipation of future transportation, land use and economic development needs.

Traffic Signal - installs and maintains all traffic signals, flashers, and signal systems along the County highway system and some of those on the State highway system in Baltimore County.

Traffic Sign and Roadway Marking - installs and maintains County traffic signs, paints and marks County roadways.

Traffic Calming - program for slowing traffic on residential roadways.

Report A Problem

Traffic signs and signals are maintained by either Baltimore County or State Highway Administration. For immediate safety issues, call 911. They will contact the appropriate agency for emergency response. For more general concerns, you may use our contact form.

Other Items of Interest

  • Road Closure Policy (PDF) - Get information on the procedures for Baltimore County road closures.
  • Traffic Control Reimbursement Policy (PDF) - Find out about the proposed policy and how to comment.
  • Traffic Intersection Data - View traffic volume counts of certain Baltimore County intersections.
  • Road Projects - Get information about major projects in your council district, such as road closures, bridge repairs, water or sewer line repairs or installations, etc. Subscribe to receive Community Updates.

Revised March 6, 2014

Was This Page Helpful?
Fields marked with * are required.
Page Rating*