FAQs - About Us

What is the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA)?

The State Highway Administration is the Maryland governmental administration that maintains Maryland's numbered highways. MDOT SHA’s vision is to provide a safe, well-maintained, reliable highway system that enables mobility choices for all customers and supports Maryland’s communities, economy and environment.

What is the difference between the Department of Transportation and the State Highway Administration?

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) comprises five business units and one Authority. This unique approach provides the State’s leadership with the ability to develop a coordinated and balanced approach to transportation. The State Highway Administration is one of these five business units.

How do I find out about job openings and apply for a job at MDOT or MDOT SHA?

Visit Employment Opportunities.

Who are the MDOT SHA administrators and staff?

See our organization chart.

Where is the closest MDOT SHA office?

Our headquarters is at 707 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD 21202.

Our Hanover complex is at 7491 Connelley Dr., Hanover, MD 21076.

Visit Regional Information and Districts for information by county, MDOT SHA district, and maintenance shop.

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