With almost 54,000 businesses, Anne Arundel County is a major hub of commerce and development. With a $35 billion economy, low taxes, a vast multi-modal transportation system, highly skilled workforce and excellent educational institutions, Anne Arundel County is the premier location to do business.
The Bureau of Highways is responsible for all maintenance activities associated with the County’s 6,715 roads or approximately 1,825 centerline miles of the County’s roadway system.
Notice Regarding the Coronavirus
In response to the rapid onset of COVID-19 pandemic, and pursuant to Emergency Executive Order # 17 which suspends any legal or procedural deadlines described in the Anne Arundel County Code, the Department of Public Works has suspended enforcement of the the Weeded Lot Law.
If a complaint regarding a potential weeded lot violation is filed with the Department, it will be investigated once the Civil Emergency in Anne Arundel County is lifted by the County Executive.
Learn about all of the Road Drainage Maintenance services provided by DPW and how to report related problems.
The Bureau of Highways is organized into four (4) divisions: Administration, Road Operations, Infrastructure Management, and Traffic Engineering.
To be an innovative and leading edge solver of transportation infrastructure issues; a responsible and successful manager of roadway and roadside operations; and a great place to work.
To manage, operate, and maintain the County’s road infrastructure in a productive, efficient and environmentally responsible manner, providing high quality service to our customers, the citizens of Anne Arundel County.