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Francis Scott Key Bridge Incident Updates 
County offices are closed on Monday, May 27, for Memorial Day.

Highways and Roads

The Bureau of Highways provides a broad range of services:

  • Repairs and maintains, reconstructs and improves more than 2,600 miles of the County road system, including travel lanes, roadside shoulders, ditches, appurtenance paving, curbs and gutter, sidewalks, alleys and guard rails
  • Maintenance and repair of open drainage systems, including stream channels, culverts, flumes, catch basins and ditches
  • Emergency and special services in the areas of snow and ice control or de-icing, flooding, tornadoes and other natural disasters, and assisting in civil emergencies


Contact Information

ServiceContact Information
Adopt-A-RoadPhone: 410-887-5464
  • Alley Repairs
  • Assuming Ownership of Private Roads
  • Curb petitions
  • Design and review of roadway projects 
  • Extensions, petitions for roadways
  • Widening of roads, curb and gutters, and sidewalks
Phone: 410-887-3788
Bureau of Engineering & Construction


  • Cutting for entrance
  • Driveway installation permits
  • Guard Rails
Phone: 410-887-3932

Equipment Maintenance

12200D Long Green Pike
Glen Arm, Maryland 21057
Phone: 410-887-8314
Fax: 410-817-4208
Administrator: James Montgomery
  • Bridges
    • Repairs and maintenance
    • Broken culverts
    • Flooding
    • Ice
  • Curb construction/repair
  • Elevation
  • Flooding
  • Graffiti Removal
  • Gutters
  • Ice
  • Litter
  • Paving requests
  • Potholes—Report a pothole online.
  • Repairs/maintenance
  • Removal of Trees in County right-of-way, dead wood
  • Residential Driveway Permits
  • Roadside cleanups/mowing
  • Shoulders
  • Sidewalk repairs and requests
  • Snow removal/salting
  • Storm debris removal
  • Storm drains
    • Repairs/requests
    • Repaving after installation
  • Street Sweeping
  • Weed cutting
Phone: 410-887-3560
Utility Cut PermitsPhone: 410-887-4306
Water leaks/broken mains on roadways

Phone: 410-887-7415


View department data below.

  • Bridges—Maintain over 400 major bridge structures
  • Potholes—Fills an average of 58,000 per year
  • Roadways—Maintain over 2,600 miles of roadway
  • Street Sweeping—Each year, 10 County street sweepers and one contract sweeper keep over 6,000 tons of debris out of storm drains and the Chesapeake Bay.

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Contact Us

Bureau of Highways

111 West Chesapeake Avenue
Towson, Maryland 21204


Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.




Randall Shiflett


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