Public Works

The Department of Public Works affects the lives of Allegany County residents everyday. This department is responsible for public water and public sewer lines, wastewater treatment plants, county owned roads and bridges, recycling and solid waste activities, and public transportation services. This department also maintains all county-owned buildings and properties. Overall, the Department of Public Works is dedicated to doing its best to serve the citizens and stakeholders of Allegany County.
  1. Bid Information & Awards

    Allegany County does not maintain a vendor/bidders list. Each department does its own purchasing unless the amount requires a public bid. View bid openings and awards with the Department of Public Works.

  2. Engineering Division

    The Engineering Division strives to meet the public’s needs in a timely and courteous manner, while maintaining the highest degree of workmanship, professionalism, and ethics.

  3. Land Development Services

    Land Development Services aims to assist you, in a timely and professional manner, in initiating your construction project or development.

  4. Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

    The GIS Office is the go-to resource within the county for all spatial data. The GIS Office functions in a support role, providing services to numerous County departments,

  5. Recycling Office

    Learn more about the recycling services provided by the Allegany County Recycling Office.

  6. Roads Division

    The Roads Division is responsible for the paving, plowing, and adjacent area vegetation control of 533 miles of county roads spread over 425 square miles.

  7. Transit Division

    Allegany County Transit serves Allegany County, Maryland with affordable, efficient, and courteous public transportation service. The Transit operates a fixed route bus system and Alltrans, a demand response and ADA Paratransit in Allegany County, Maryland.

  8. Utilities Division

    The Utilities Division is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the water distribution systems, the wastewater collection systems, and the wastewater treatment systems in Allegany County.