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The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration routinely performs many types of surveys in support of highway design and construction and creates right-of-way plats for property acquisition.

 
Click here to download MDOT SHA CAD Standards and Microstation cell library

Click here to download Developer Donation Plat Guidelines

Coming Soon! The Plats & Surveys Division's "Field Procedures Manual".

Survey Crew 

For information about MDOT SHA and NGS geodetic or survey control products contact:

Erik  Donald
Maryland Department of Transportation
State Highway Administration
211 East Madison Street
Baltimore, MD. 21203
410-545-8976 (phone)
410-209-5022 (fax)
email: EDonald@sha.state.md.us

Click Here to download KML file to plot MDOT SHA GPS Control points in Google Earth, or other mapping products. (1.95 Mb)

Highway baseline geometry, references and copies of field survey books may be obtained from:

Maryland Department of Transportation
State Highway Administration
Plats and Surveys Division, MS-101
211 East Madison Street
Baltimore, MD. 21202
410-545-8966 (phone)
410-209-5022 (fax)
email: survey@sha.state.md.us

Research for existing right of way information or copies of Highway Right-of-way Plats may be obtained from:

Maryland Department of Transportation
State Highway Administration
Office of Real Estate
Records and Research Section
211 East Madison Street
Baltimore, MD. 21202
410-545-2835 (phone)
410-209-5023 (fax)

Click here to download Research Request Forms (Zip, 405 Kb)

Copies of Construction As-Built Plans can be obtained from the MDOT SHA Office of Highway Development

Click here to download Construction As-Built Plans Request Form (Zip. 230 kb)

Safety

The Plats and Surveys Division defers to MDOT SHA’s safety guidelines to include applicable guideline manuals and enacted laws. These guidelines refer to all MDOT SHA personnel and consultant workers performing task work on Maryland roadways. For a current and comprehensive list of MDOT SHA’s Safety Policies please visit our website at www.roads.maryland.gov. Select "Safety" from the tabs at the top. Then select "Work Zone Safety and Mobility" from the menu on the left or click here.

Reference Manuals and Documents for Compliance: