Public Works

Hazardous Household Waste Day

Sunday October 30, 2021

Old Hobbs Landfill Site
26375 Hobbs Rd in Denton, MD 21629
From 8AM  to 2PM
Rain or Shine
For questions on the program call [443] 685-4073

The service is limited to mid-shore residents of Caroline, Kent, Queen Anne's and Talbot Counties (not businesses).  


Responsibilities & Services

 The Public Works Department maintains the County’s critical infrastructure. This includes our roads, bridges, buildings, land, vehicles, and heavy equipment. The Department is comprised of two major divisions:
  • Roads - The Roads Division is responsible for maintaining over 450 miles of roadway and 39 bridges or crossings in Caroline County.  The Division's work includes routine maintenance, line striping, mowing shoulders, repairing and replacing bridges, installing and replacing signs, and other safety improvements.
  • Facilities - The Facilities Division is responsible for solid waste, recycling, building maintenance, and utilities.  If you need to report a maintenance issue regarding a County building, please use the Citizen Request Tracker.
The Department also includes the Central Shop, where County and allied agency vehicles are maintained, and administrative offices, including Purchasing.