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Tree or Limb Down Blocking Roadway (Emergency)

If a tree on County maintained right-of-way has fallen or a large branch is down and is blocking a roadway, the Department of Transportation, Division of Highway Services staff will locate and remove the tree and debris. Homeowners are responsible for the removal of trees and debris on private property. If the tree is on private property but impeding a County roadway, DOT will cut and remove the tree from the roadway but the homeowner must remove the private property debris.

If there are wires involved, the resident should contact the local utility company.

If the road is a numbered route such as Rte. 355, 117, please contact Maryland State Highway at 301.513.7300.

A representative will investigate the service request within one (1) business day.

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To speak with a Customer Service Representative, please call 311 during business hours.