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Bureau of Highways

Anthony Russell, Chief

Submit a Request or Complaint

Submit a service request or complaint to the Bureau of Highways online. We'll investigate your concern and contact you soon.


The Bureau of Highways provides a broad range of services:

  • Repairs and maintains (PDF), 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
  • Handles the Utility Cut permit process for utility companies and their contractors to undertake certain repairs or construction within the County right-of-way
  • Emergency bridge repair on over 400 major bridge structures
  • Maintenance and repair of open drainage systems in Baltimore County including stream channels, culverts, flumes, catch basins and ditches
  • Removal of storm debris
  • 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
  • Roadside mowing and brush control
  • Tree and stump removal, elevation of lower branches for sight distance and removal of deadwood in live trees within the County's right-of-way
  • Street sweeping to keep debris out of the storm drains and the Chesapeake Bay
  • Provides preventative maintenance and repair services for the County's fleet of Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) apparatus, trucks, heavy equipment, generators and small engine equipment

Road Issues

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Contact Us

111 West Chesapeake Avenue
Towson, Maryland 21204

Phone: 410-887-3560

Revised July 29, 2021         
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