The Department of Public Works is responsible for installing and maintaining traffic control devices and parking regulation signs along the City’s streets. All regulatory and traffic control signs must be made in accordance with State Standards. If you notice any signs or devices that need attention please email us at [email protected]click here and use our automated website or call us at 301-725-0088.

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Transportation and Public Safety Committee

The Transportation and Public Safety Committee is appointed by the Mayor and City Council. They review traffic ordinances, traffic safety problems, and other public safety concerns. The committee's members include elected and public safety officials along with citizens. This Department provides traffic engineering and staff assistance to the committee. This Committee meets monthly or as needed and we welcome your comments and suggestions about traffic and other safety problems. To find out when the next Committee meeting is scheduled, please call 301-725-0088.

Signal Operation

The Department currently maintains ten (10) traffic signals at various City intersections.  To report potential problems or signals not working please call us at 301-725-0088.

Traffic Calming

The Department recommends and designs traffic calming on City-owned streets, as needed. The Department conducts speed counts on local roads by request. To request a speed count on a City street, please call us at 301-725-0088.


Questions or Comments:

If you need any additional information or have any questions or comments, please call us at 301-725-0088 or you may e-mail us at [email protected].

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The Department of Public Works provides refuse and recycling collection, city infrastructure management and maintenance, snow and ice removal, and quick and effective responses to inclement weather damage.