Public Works

Quick Contact Numbers

Division Number
Engineering Transportation 410-535-2204
Project Management 410-535-2204
Water and Sewer 410-535-1600, ext. 2554
Highway Maintenance 410-535-0905
Solid Waste 410-326-0210
Fleet Maintenance 410-535-0167
General Services 410-535-1600, ext. 2327

Department Overview

The Department of Public Works is comprised of Engineering/Transportation, Capital Projects, Project Management, General Services, Fleet Maintenance, Highway Maintenance, Water and Sewerage and the Solid Waste Divisions.


The Engineering/Transportation Division develops, coordinates, issues, evaluates and monitors proposals and contracts for highway maintenance and capital projects. The division also reviews residential, institutional and commercial plans for subdivisions, reviews building and grading permits, administers public works agreements including the collection and monitoring of bonds, coordinates road development and storm water management/grading inspections with the Division of Project Management. The department also supervises all road and bridge construction and maintenance projects.

View the Adopted 2018 Road and Site Development Ordinance here.

The department’s Fleet Maintenance Division is responsible for the management and maintenance of the county government’s fleet of vehicles. The Highway Maintenance Division is responsible for maintaining approximately 900 lane miles of county roads.

The department also oversees the Enterprise Fund Operations, which consists of the Solid Waste and Recycling Division whose staff maintains and operates the landfill, the solid waste collection system, the recycling program, and the Water and Sewerage Division whose staff maintains and operates the county’s public water and sewer facilities.

Please click here for details on the Stormwater Management in Public Rights-Of-Way public hearing documents.


To provide Calvert County citizens with cost-effective, safe, quality and environmentally friendly facilities, infrastructure and services through creative planning, quality design, efficient construction and proper maintenance in a team-oriented environment.

Department Contacts

Email Kerry Dull, Director
Email JR Cosgrove, Deputy Director of Capital Projects
Email Tom Jones, Deputy Director of General Services
Email James Ritter, Deputy Director, Enterprise Fund Operations
Email Ashley Henderson, Executive Administrative Assistant II
Email Constance E. Clark, Executive Administrative Aide

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