Anne Arundel County MD Public Works

Find Anne Arundel County, Maryland departments of public works or DPW. Public works departments provide information on public projects, maintenance of parks, buildings, roads, highways, bridges, tunnels, traffic signals, snow removal, public utilities, water treatment and sewage.


Annapolis Public Works 160 Duke of Gloucester Street Annapolis MD 21401 410-224-4627


About Anne Arundel County Public Works

Anne Arundel County Public Works Departments (DPW) are Maryland State, Anne Arundel County or local government operations primarily responsible for maintaining and improving the public infrastructure and public properties, and often providing utility services in Anne Arundel County, MD. The Department of Public Works is often organized in divisions based on different physical asset types, such as roads and highways, parks and recreation facilities, and public buildings, or by service area, such as sanitation, water, and sanitary sewer. Additional Anne Arundel County DPW Offices may be established to provide internal services to the department, such as fleet maintenance and engineering services.

You may contact the Department of Public Works for questions about:
  • Anne Arundel County Public Works programs and projects
  • Public Works Commissions in Anne Arundel County, Maryland
  • Roads, Bridges and Highways
  • Anne Arundel County Public Utilities
  • Public Works jobs and employment
Anne Arundel County Road, Bridge & Highway Maintenance

The Anne Arundel County Public Works Administration is responsible for maintenance of roads and highways, maintaining street surfaces through pavement overlay, crack sealing, pothole repair, and curbs. Stormwater drainage is provided through a network of gutters, catch basins, drain inlets, underground culverts, and open channels. Anne Arundel County street sweeping, traffic and pedestrian signals, street signs, public parking areas, and streetlight maintenance are also provided by the Anne Arundel County DPW. During inclement weather, Public Works Departments in Anne Arundel County keep roads and highways clear of snow, ice and other obstructions.

Parks & Recreation Facilities Maintenance

Public Works Departments often have divisions responsible for Anne Arundel County public buildings, parks and recreation facilities. Maintenance activities carried out by a combination of Anne Arundel County Public Works employees and outside contractors.

Anne Arundel County Engineering Dept

Anne Arundel County Engineering Departments design and monitor the construction of streets, sidewalks, bridges, and drainage structures, and ensure public improvement standards are met. They may also provide design services for construction and improvements of Anne Arundel County public buildings or landscape design for parks and recreation areas.

Sanitation & Recycling Programs

Anne Arundel County Public Works Departments may provide sanitation services such as garbage and recycling collection, leaf and yard waste collection and disposal services. Anne Arundel County Public Works Administration may operate water treatment facilities and water distribution systems. They may also operate Anne Arundel County wastewater treatment facilities and the sanitary sewer system that collects wastewater from customers.