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Highways

The Highway Department performs all types of road maintenance to the county’s road system including but not limited to patching, resurfacing, stabilization of dirt roads, keeping ditch lines clear of debris, mowing along county right of ways, mowing storm water management ponds, snow and ice removal,line striping, signal maintenance and signing of County roads both regulatory and directional.

In addition, maintenance, repair and fueling for County fleet vehicles is managed by the Central Section Fleet Management.  See Fleet Management in the navigation bar on the left for more information.

The Highway Department maintains four sections of public roads and infrastructure in the county; Central, Eastern, Southern and Western sections.  Click here to see the Highway section boundaries.

Mission:

To provide a safe, well maintained Highway system that offers mobility and supports safe travel for all citizens. Our Fleet Department provides Maintenance service for 275 County owned vehicles.

Vision:

To secure a Safe and Solid workforce as well as attract and maintain qualified personnel to provide more proactive services to the Citizens of Washington County.

Highways

601 Northern Avenue
Hagerstown, MD 21742

Summer Hours: April 3, 2023 – October 27, 2023
Monday – Thursday, 6:00am – 4:00pm.

Winter Hours: October 30, 2023 – March 29, 2024
Monday
 – Friday, 7:00am – 3:00pm.

Phone: 240-313-2720

Fax: 301-791-2897

Locations:

Central: 240-313-2720
Eastern: 301-824-2801
Southern: 301-432-4039
Western: 301-842-2368

TTY users may call any government office through the Maryland Relay Service 1-800-735-2258

Liberal Leave is in effective for Washington County Government

LIBERAL LEAVE IS IN EFFECT FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY GOVERNMENT

Liberal leave is in effect for all non-essential personal on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, until noon. Essential personnel are expected to fulfill their duties as usual.

The starting time for today’s Board of County Commissioners meeting will be reevaluated at 9:00 am.

For those required to travel, exercise caution on the roadways. If driving is necessary, ensure your vehicle is completely cleared, drive at a reduced speed, practice caution, and avoid crowding or passing plows.
 
We’ll keep the public informed of any changes. Stay updated by monitoring Washington County Government’s website and social media channels for the latest information. Your safety is our priority!