Bridge Closing - MD 213 Over Sassafras River:
Cleaning and painting of the MD 213 drawspan over Sassafras River (at the Kent/Cecil county line) will begin September 19. A public meeting for this project was held on June 11; Visit the SHA website  for the meeting flyer containing project and detour information.

Kent County Roads Division

Daniel T. Voshell, Director, County Roads
709 Morgnec Road, Suite 103, Chestertown MD 21620
PH: 410-778-4252 | FAX: 410-778-2396
After Hour Emergencies: 410-778-1241(Emergency Services)

Hours of Operation

7am - 3:30pm (Monday–Friday)

May–August (Modified Hours)
6am - 4:30pm Monday–Thursday

Office Hours
8am -4:30pm (Monday–Friday)




About Us

Who We Are

The Roads Division maintains 272.24 miles of roadway in Kent County with 29 employees and 19 pieces of equipment.


  • Division Chief
  • Road Supervisor
  • Office Manager
  • 2 Crew Leaders
  • 4 Shop Personnel
  • Sign Technician
  • 19 Maintenance Workers

Road Equipment

  • 12 Dump Trucks
  • 1 Gradall
  • 2 Graders
  • 3 Loaders
  • 1 Backhoe


Emergency Response

Emergency Response

All emergencies should be reported to Kent Central at 410-778-1241.

The dispatcher will make contact with the appropriate department. Once we are notified we will dispatch the appropriate personnel to address the problem.

Typical Emergency Response Scenarios

  • Hurricanes
  • Tropical Storms
  • Thunderstorms
  • Snow/Blizzards
  • Heavy rains/Flooding
  • Downed trees

Road Maintenance

Road Maintenance

The Roads Division maintains 272.24 miles of roadway in Kent County. If you notice a problem with a road surface or entrance on a county road, please report the issue to the Division office at 410-778-4252 during business hours or if it is an emergency, you can call emergency services at 410-778-1241.

  • Resurface roadways
  • Repair damaged road surfaces
  • Repair shoulders
  • Clean roadside drainage system
  • Remove litter
  • Repair and replace culvert pipes
  • Hand ditching
  • Machine ditching
  • Roadside tree and brush trimming
  • Tractor mowing
  • Sign maintenance and installation
  • Vegetation control
  • Install residential and field entrances
  • Assist other county departments