The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) routinely performs many types of surveys in support of highway design and construction and creates right-of-way plats for property acquisition.
Click here for Drafters Checklist for MDOT SHA Plat Submissions.
Click here to download Developer Donation Plat Guidelines
Field Procedures Manual-Consultant Version
Field Procedures Manual-MDOT SHA Version
To obtain information or to report an issue with MDOT SHA and/or NGS geodetic survey control products contact:
Erik DonaldMaryland Department of TransportationState Highway Administration211 East Madison StreetBaltimore, MD. 21203410-545-8976 (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. (2.0 Mb)
Obtain highway baseline geometry, references and copies of field survey books from:
Maryland Department of TransportationState Highway AdministrationPlats and Surveys Division, MS-101211 East Madison StreetBaltimore, MD. 21202410-545-8979 (phone)410-209-5022 (fax)email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Obtain right-of-way information or copies of highway right-of-way plats from:
Maryland Department of TransportationState Highway AdministrationOffice of Real EstateRecords and Research Section211 East Madison StreetBaltimore, MD. 21202410-545-2835 (phone)410-209-5023 (fax)
Contact the Office of Real Estate at 888-204-4245 for the latest research request forms.
Obtain Construction As-Built Plans from the MDOT SHA Office of Highway Development.
Click here to download Construction As-Built Plans Request Form (Zip. 230 kb).
MDOT SHA’s safety guidelines include manuals and enacted laws. These guidelines apply to all MDOT SHA personnel and consultants working on Maryland roadways. For a current, comprehensive list of MDOT SHA’s Safety Policies visit Work Zone Safety and Mobility.
Reference Manuals and Documents for Compliance:
707 North Calvert Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202-3601
Main Business Line – 410-545-0300
Safety Campaigns – 1-800-323-6742
For emergencies, call MDOT SHA's Statewide Operations Center at 410-582-5650.
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