Office of Construction

Office of Construction HQ​​Office of Construction (Headquarters/Training Center)

7450 Traffic Drive
Hanover, MD 21076
Toll Free # 1-866-926-8503
FAX # 410-787-0986 ​

Our Mission

Provide oversight statewide for the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT SHA) construction program, set policy and support all MDOT SHA offices to build a safe, mobile highway system that enhances Maryland ’s communities, economy and the environment.

The Office of Construction comprises these major sections

Important Links

  • OOC Forms, where you can search directives, forms, LPA documents, manuals, memoranda, and utility documentation
  • MDOT SHA Business Center, where you can find all the information you need to work with MDOT SHA


The Office of Construction’s responsibilities are:

  • contract processing (bid openings, bid protests, contract award, contract execution, notice to proceed) and payments to contractors
  • establishment of Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) goals and approval of Affirmative Action Plans
  • approval of change orders
  • construction inspection; management of supplemental consultant inspection contracts
  • training
  • statewide utilities (relocation, determination of prior rights, billing, coordination)
  • claims avoidance/resolution
  • MCMS and related software support
  • establishing​ policies and procedu​res