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 SHA’s Construction Program, set policy and support all SHA offices that contribute to building a safe, mobile highway system that enhances Maryland ’s communities, economy and the environment.

The Office of Construction comprises seven major sections: Engineering Support Division, Construction Support Division, Utilities Section, Contracts Award Division and Contract Payment Division.

Important Links

OOC Forms
SHA Business Center


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; and establishing​ policies and procedu​res.