Gov. Martin O’Malley announced this week that Maryland’s Transportation Trust Fund would split $10 million among the state's jurisdictions to fix potholes and repair roadways damaged by this year’s brutal winter weather, and Baltimore County received the highest allocation.
The state funds will be distributed over the next few weeks, split among the 24 jurisdictions as follows, based on the number of roadway miles maintained by each local government:
- Baltimore County—$1,150.721 for 2,672.37 miles of road maintained
- Montgomery County—$992,145 for 2,304.1 miles of road maintained
- Baltimore City—$818,461 for 1,901 miles of road maintained
- Prince George's County—$784,809 for 1,822.595 miles of road maintained
- Anne Arundel County—$760,635 for 1,766.456 miles of roads maintained
- Frederick County—$554,274 for 1,287.215 miles of road maintained
- Harford County—$452,769 for 1,051.486 miles of road maintained
- Howard County—$434,915 for 1,010.023 miles of road maintained
- Carroll County—$421,893 for 979,780 miles of road maintained
- Washington County—$360,681 for 837.624 miles of road maintained
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To participate in the one-time transportation grant program, county governments and Baltimore City had to apply for the funding by April 23 and agree to use their grants solely for repairs to local roads damaged by the recent winter weather, according to a statement from O'Malley.
Want to report a pothole on a Baltimore County road? Report potholes in Baltimore County here, and public works will make repairs within 48 hours.
Want to report a pothole on a state highway? Use this online reporting system, and crews will respond within one business day, usually filling potholes during off-peak hours, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.