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County offices are closed on Monday, July 4, for Independence Day. 

Notice — All Trash, Recycling and Yard Material Collections scheduled on or after Monday, July 4, will occur one day later that week. Find your schedule.

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Weather CenterOffice and Program Status

Find out in real time if County office buildings and programs are open and operating in the event of inclement weather or a crisis incident.


Latest Updates

When severe weather strikes, real time weather updates is your one-stop resource for preparation and recovery.

Find breaking storm updates, snow route status, view current traffic conditions, report storm-related problems, and more. 


Weather Alerts

Provided by NOAA

@BaltCoEmergency Twitter




Plowing and Salting

The county does not plow alleys or private roads

  1. Main Arteries

    Example: Joppa Road, Owings Mills Boulevard

  2. Feeder Roads

    Example: Goucher Boulevard, Lyons Mill Road

  3. Community Streets

    Example: Including Courts and Cul-de-Sacs


Approximate Plowing Time

During an average snowfall of 2 to 4 inches, it takes six hours for crews to salt all County roads.

Less Than 6 inches

24 Hours

More Than 6 inches

48 Hours

Very Heavy Snowfall

Plows Focus on Main Roads

Snow Facts


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Contact Us

Contact the Bureau of Highways at or 410-887-3560.  


Quickly report problems or request a service.






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