The Bureau of Highways is responsible for all maintenance activities associated with the roads of Anne Arundel County’s transportation system. The Bureau schedules and plans its work based on priority. The goal is to balance citizen response with planned, preventive, and corrective maintenance. The Bureau’s service delivery order of priorities is (1) Safety, (2) Regulatory Compliance, (3) Infrastructure Preservation, (4) User Comfort and Convenience, and (5) Aesthetics. Productivity performance standards have been established for all types of work. More information about specific maintenance activities can be accessed below:
The Bureau of Highways does not have jurisdiction over privately owned roads, storm drain systems, or storm water management ponds. In addition, the Bureau does not have jurisdiction over property outside of the County-maintained road right-of-way limits.