Access Management is a set of techniques that the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) uses to control access to State highways.
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Send all access permit-related project submittals to the District Engineer, attention of the Regional or Area Engineer:
District Engineer: James MeredithP.O. Box 2679660 West RoadSalisbury MD 21802Regional Engineer: Dan WilsonPhone: (410) 677-4048
District Engineer: Kenneth Fender615 Morgnec RoadChestertown MD 21620Regional Engineer :Henry DierkerPhone: (410) 810-3244
District Engineer: Andre Futrell 9300 Kenilworth AvenueGreenbelt MD 20770Regional Engineer: Kwesi WoodroffePhone: (301) 513-7347`
District Engineer: Wendy Wolcott320 West Warren RoadHunt Valley MD 21030Regional Engineer: Rich ZellerPhone: (410) 229-2332
District Engineer: Corren Johnson138 Defense HighwayAnnapolis MD 21401Regional Engineer: Jonathan Makhlouf P.E.Phone: (410) 841-1084
District Engineer: Anthony Crawford1251 Vocke RoadLa Vale MD 21502RegionalEngineer: Mark McKenziePhone: (301) 729-8465
District Engineer: Teri Soos5111 Buckeystown PikeFrederick MD 21704Regional Engineer: Scott NewillPhone: (301) 624-8151
Access Management Flow Charts describe the review cycles.
This type of permit covers:
This process is closely tied to the local government’s planning and zoning/development review. As a developer you must begin obtaining local development approval prior to submitting any requests to MDOT SHA Access Management. The local planning and zoning office will forward your submittals to MDOT SHA for our review. The following information will help you to submit the proper materials:
In April 2010 a
Highway Access Permit Stakeholder Review Group streamlined the process for granting access permits that connect new developments to Maryland’s highways. The results are reflected inthe currentprocess, which appliesto residential and commercial access requests. Access management representatives from your local MDOT SHA district offices can assist you in applying fora permit.
You need a permit forthe following activities within the State right of way. For a Commercial/Industrial/Residential Access Permit, see above.
Coordinate with your district office for further information on obtaining a permit. In addition, all utility work must be coordinated with and permitted through the district office.
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