Community Engagement

Adopt-a-Road or Median

The Adopt-A-Road/Median Program can be your ticket to participation in a cleaner, neater community.

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Community Meetings

DPW&T enjoys being out in the community. Every year, DPW&T participates in scores of H.O.A., civic association, and community meetings, sharing information about the Department and answering citizens’ questions.

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Growing Green With Pride

Each spring and fall, the county hosts a countywide community cleaning program. This event supports our initiative to make our community cleaner and greener by conducting individual community plantings and coordinating beautification activities throughout the county.

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Prince George's County Beautification Awards

The Prince George's County Beautification Awards, a product of the County's Beautification Committee, celebrates people who help shape the County's aesthetic through landscaping and gardening.

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Right Tree, Right Place Program

DPW&T partners with the Neighborhood Design Center for the Right Tree, Right Place Program. The program focuses on removing diseased, dying, and/or hazardous street trees in communities, and replacing them with trees built to thrive in a street tree environment.

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Snow & Ice Control

When a snow emergency is declared, the Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPW&T) is responsible for providing “passable” conditions on a network of more than 1,900 miles of county-maintained roadways to ensure the safety of residents, citizens, and travelers. 

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Street Lights

The Street Lighting Section is responsible for street light installation in both developed and new areas. Learn more about the requirements for new requests and repair requests.

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Vision Zero

Vision Zero is a strategy to eliminate all traffic fatalities and severe injuries, while increasing safe, healthy, and equitable mobility for all. This includes people who walk, bike, drive, and use transit.

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Residential Street Sweeping

DPW&T is launching a residential street sweeping program in efforts to continue to beautify our County.

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