The Department manages and implements building projects included in the County's annual capital budget (except for those under the Board of Education or Community College); prepares design standards, specifications, and details for the County; and reviews major water and sewer infrastructures, transmission mains, pumping stations, and capital projects. The Department is responsible for the engineering, design, construction, maintenance, and repair of County roads and the issuance of right-of-way permits; and the installation, maintenance, and repair of traffic signals, traffic signs, pavement markings, and street lighting.
Department of Public Works, Heritage Office Complex, 2662 Riva Road, Annapolis, Maryland, March 2017. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
Utility Operations Complex, Dept. of Public Works, 445 Maxwell Frye Road, Millersville, Maryland, November 2015. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
Under the Department are four bureaus: Engineering, Highways, Utility Operations, and Waste Management Services.
Utility Operations Complex, Department of Public Works, 445 Maxwell Frye Road, Millersville, Maryland, November 2015. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
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