Permits are necessary to access State highways, stage special events, and haul cargo. Utilities are integrated into the State highway system; learn what permits you need to do construction that touches utilities.
Access Management is a set of techniques that the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) uses to control access to State highways.
Look here for State regulations, restrictions during holidays, the Motor Carrier Handbook and additional information.
This is the one-stop shop for hauling permits.
These permits are required to ensure safe and enjoyable parades, races, filming, and festivals.
This points you to the notification center at Miss Utility, information about resource sharing, and an application to obtain a utility permit. It contains manuals and guidelines for working with electricity, telecommunications, gas, water and sewer lines on Maryland highways.
The central hub for Maryland State permits, licenses, forms, certificate, applications, and registrations.
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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