Highway Department

Division of Public Works - Washington County, Maryland

601 Northern Avenue
Hagerstown MD  21742-2795
Phone (240) 313-2720
Fax (301) 791-2897
Email Highways

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

Winter Hours:
November 5, 2018 thru March 29, 2019
7 am - 3 pm,  Mon. - Fri. 

After Hours Emergencies
(all Sections):  240-313-2720

Summer Hours:
April 1, 2019 thru November 1, 2019
6 am - 4 pm,  Mon. - Thurs.

Map of Road Closures
Follow this link to the latest information on the status of closed roads in Washington County:

Road Closure Map


MISSION:   To provide a safe, well-maintained highway system that offers mobility and supports safe travel for all citizens.

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 on the map image to the right to see the Highway section boundaries.

To report any needed road repair, please use the link in the menu on the right or here:  Report a Roadway Problem.

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