The Roads Division is responsible for the paving, plowing, and adjacent area vegetation control of 533 miles of county roads spread over 425 square miles. The county has 312 miles of tar and chip roads, 126 miles of gravel roads, and 95 miles of black top roads. Road maintenance is performed by personnel based in four strategically located garages:
The Department of Public Works' Roads Division is to utilize its resources, training, and experience to provide and maintain a high level of service to the residents of Allegany County and other county agencies. The division shall strive to meet public's needs in a timely and courteous manner while maintaining the highest degree of workmanship, professionalism, and ethics.
Implicit in the mission of the division is the necessity to keep the equipment, software, and employee training current, establish and maintain standard guidelines, maintain and reinvest in our infrastructure, and adhere to the policies and procedures of Allegany County. The goals of the division shall be a guide to the employee who will work to attain and maintain these goals, while realizing the need for cooperation, good communication, and proper attitude taking into consideration the fiscal restraints and budgetary limitations.