Clearing Sidewalks of Snow and Ice - If You Own Property, It's Your Responsibility
Clearing sidewalks within 24 hours after the end of a snowstorm is a civic responsibility that keeps our communities and neighbors safe – and it’s the law. Property owners are required to clear sidewalks in front of, and alongside, their properties. Read more.
Who Clears the Snow?
MCDOT is responsible for clearing snow from 5,200 lane miles of County-maintained roads – but this doesn’t include every road in the County. Read more, or find out who plows your street by visiting the County’s Snow Portal.
Numbered Roads are State Roads: Contact State Highway to Report Issues
Report problems on State roads (numbered roads in the County) to the Statewide Operations Center online or by calling 1-800-543-2515 or 410-582-5650.
During Snowstorms, When is Parking Free in County Garages?
During a County-Executive declared snow emergency in Montgomery County, the MCDOT Director may announce that parking is free in County-owned garages, lots and on-street spaces. Getting cars off roads enables faster snow removal. Check the Snow Portal or MCDOT’s website for announcements during storms.
When Snow or Ice is Predicted, MCDOT Springs into Action
MCDOT has 200 Highway Services employees and 175 pieces of equipment to handle snow operations. If more resources are needed, contractors can be called upon to immediately provide hundreds of pieces of additional equipment and plow operators. Learn more about how MCDOT tackles winter storms.
Be Prepared for Winter Storms: What to Do Before, During and After a Storm
During winter storm season, learn what you can do to keep you and your family safe. Read more.
Montgomery County Offers Cold Weather Information for Animals