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7/29/2014 - 07.29.14 Northfield Road Sidewalk Project to Begin READ MORE
7/29/2014 - 07.29.14 Shaker Drive Sewer and Water Extension Project to Begin READ MORE
7/8/2014 - 07.08.14 Howard County Continues Watershed Protection Program with Stormwater Management Project at Stevens Forest Elementary School READ MORE
6/27/2014 - 06.27.14 Howard County Continues Watershed Protection Program with Stormwater Management Project at Wilde Lake High School READ MORE
6/26/2014 - 06.26.14 Tower Drive Drainage Construction to Begin READ MORE
6/25/2014 - 06.25.14 CSX to Begin Maintenance of Watersville Road Railroad Crossing READ MORE
6/19/2014 - 06.19.14 Rockburn Hill Sewer, Crossview Road Water Extension Projects to Begin READ MORE
6/18/2014 - 06.18.14 Emily Fox Court Storm Water Pond Repair to Begin READ MORE
6/18/2014 - 06.18.14 Howard County Closes Part of Race Road in Hanover to Repair Failing Slope READ MORE
6/6/2014 - 06.06.14 Gorman Road Improvements to Begin READ MORE

Department of Public Works

Vision Statement:

Advancing the quality of life for our community by providing an exceptional level of public service. 

  

Director's Office 

Employees coordinate the daily administrative functions, customer service, the capital improvement program and real estate services such as developers' agreements and Metropolitan District incorporations.

Bureau of Engineering  

Employees design the county's capital projects, implement state and federal traffic control regulations, and ensure that public works projects are constructed according to standards and specifications.

Bureau of Environmental Services  

Employees operate the county landfill, implement and manage recycling programs, oversee residential trash collections, and administer storm water management.

Bureau of Facilities  

Employees maintain all county-owned buildings and supporting generators from routine repairs to complex renovations. Facilities’ engineering staff design and follow through on capital projects till completion.

Bureau of Highways  

Employees maintain county-owned roadways, bridges and drainage facilities. They repair potholes, remove snow, unclog pipes, plant trees, mow rights of way, erect guardrails, replace curbs, fix traffic signals, and install street name signs.

Bureau of Utilities  

Employees provide clean drinking water, fire protection, sanitary sewer service for homes and businesses within the Metropolitan District, provide sewage treatment, and implement programs for water quality and resource conservation.