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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 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 

To obtain information or to report an issue with MDOT SHA and/or NGS geodetic 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. (2.0 Mb)

Obtain highway baseline geometry, references and copies of field survey books 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

Obtain right-of-way information or copies of highway right-of-way plats 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)

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).

Safety

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: