Public Works

The Frederick County Division of Public Works is comprised of an Administrative Office and 3 departments. Each department is under the direct supervision of a department head and the overall direction of the Director of Public Works.


Department of Highway and Facility Maintenance
Department of Engineering and Construction Management
Department of Fleet Services


If you have a question, please visit our list of FAQs Frequently Asked Questions (also listed below) to see if you can find your answer. Another source is the Department of Public Works Staff Directory or call the main office numbers listed on right.

Road and Bridge Work

Please use the following links to access information about current road and bridge projects.
Road Closures
CIP Projects

Roads Board

Please select link below for information on the Frederick County Roads Board:
Roads Board

Work Request

To access our DPW work request system, please follow this link and review steps on the help page:
County Roads Work Request Form

For water and sewer information, please contact the Division of Water and Sewer Utilities
For recycling information, please contact the Division of Solid Waste and Recycling

Power Outages

Report a loss of power promptly to First Energy at 888-544-4877. Power failures may also be reported online at