Kent County Roads Division

Daniel Bitter, Division Chief, 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 -4:00pm (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