Jurisdiction

Responsibilities


City winter weather operations are confined to City maintained public streets. Some areas are comprised of private streets that are not maintained by the City.

Most townhouse development streets fall into the category of private streets. In the few instances where the townhouse streets are public, the City will treat, plow and maintain the streets but not the parking areas. Additionally, the City does not treat, plow, or maintain any shopping centers. The townhouse homeowners association or management company are responsible for private areas.

County Maintained Streets


Some streets within the city limits are maintained by other agencies. The following roads are maintained by Prince Georges County:
  • Chestnut Avenue (11th Street to Highbridge Road transition, Highbridge Road, Fletchertown Road, Mt. Oak Road (West of Mitchellville Road))
  • Chestnut Avenue (Route 564 to Sixth Street)
  • Church Road
  • Forest Drive
  • Hillmeade Road
  • Jericho Park Road
  • Laurel-Bowie Road (Sixth Street to Route 197)
  • Mitchellville Road (South of MD 197)
  • Old Chapel Road
  • Race Track Road
Concerns regarding these streets must be reported to the Prince Georges County Public Works Office at 301-735-4653.

State Maintained Roads


The following roads are maintained by the State of Maryland:
  • Hall Road
  • Route 197
  • Route 214 (Central Avenue)
  • Route 3/301
  • Route 450
  • Route 50
  • Route 564 (Lanham Severn Road)

Additional Information


All problems with these streets must be reported to the State Highway Administration at 301-513-7300. For additional information, call the City of Bowie Streets Office at 240-544-5686.