Commissioners Establish Emergency Snow Routes in St. Mary’s

LEONARDTOWN, Md. - During their Nov. 3, 2020 meeting, the Commissioners approved Resolution No. 2020-46, establishing emergency snow routes for St. Mary's County.

When the Commissioner President has declared a snow emergency, the law prohibits the parking or abandonment of a vehicle on designated snow routes for the weather event duration. This resolution allows for the safe and efficient removal of snow and ensures the motoring public's safety.

The Department of Public Works & Transportation, St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police are authorized to remove a vehicle parked or abandoned on an emergency snow route during a snow emergency.
The following County roads are designated emergency snow routes:

1. Abell Road                                       
2. Airport Road
3. Airport View Drive
4. All Faith Church Road
5. Army Navy Drive
6. Asher Road
7. Aviation Yacht Club Road
8. Baldridge Street
9. Baptist Church Road
10. Bayside Road
11. Beachville Road (with South Bean)
12. Beck Road
13. Bishop Road
14. Blackistone Road
15. Brown Road
16. Buck Hewitt Road
17. Bull Road
18. Busy Corner Road
19. Cedar Lane Road
20. Charlotte Hall Road
21. Chingville Road
22. Clarkes Landing Road
23. Clark's Mill Road
24. Clover Hill Road
25. Cottonwood Parkway
26. Courthouse Drive
27. Cox Drive
28. Dr. Johnson Road
29. Drayden Road
30. Fairgrounds Road
31. FDR Boulevard (Maryland Route 235 / 237)
32. FDR Boulevard (North/South of Maryland Route 246)
33. First Colony Boulevard
34. Flat Iron Road
35. Flora Corner Road
36. Friendship School Road
37. Golden Beach (To Tee Intersection)
38. Golden Beach Road (From Tee to Flats)
39. Hermanville Road (with South Bean)
40. Hill's Club Road
41. Horse Shoe Road
42. Hurry Road
43. Indian Bridge Road
44. Jones Wharf Road
45. Joy Chapel Road
46. Kavanaugh Road
47. Laurel Grove Road.
48. Laurel Ridge Drive
49. Lawrence Hayden Road
50. Leonard Hall Drive
51. Lockes Hill Road
52. Locks Crossing Road
53. Manor Road
54. Maple Road
55. Market Drive
56. Mattapany Road
57. Maypole Road
58. McIntosh Road
59. Mechanicsville Road
60. Mervell Dean Road
61. Millstone Landing Road
62. Mohawk Drive
63. Morganza-Turner Road
64. Mt. Wolf Road
65. North Shangri-La Drive
66. Old Rolling Road
67. Old Village Road
68. Parsons Mill Road
69. Patuxent Boulevard
70. Peabody Street
71. Pegg Road (with South Bean)
72. Pin Cushion Road
73. Primevere Road
74. Queentree Road
75. Shady Mile Drive
76. Smoke Hill Road
77. Society Hill Road
78. Sotterley Road
79. South Sandgates Road
80. South Shangri-La Drive
81. Spruce Drive
82. St. John's Road
83. Steer Horn Neck Road
84. Sunnyside Road
85. Tallwood Road (Primrose)
86. Tom Hodges Drive
87. Town Creek Drive
88. Trapp Road
89. Villa Road (with South Bean)
90. Vista Road
91. Whirlwind Road
92. White Oak Parkway
93. Wildewood Boulevard
94. Wildewood Parkway
95. Willows Road (with South Bean)
96. Yowaiski Mill Road

The resolution takes effect immediately. The St. Mary’s County Department of Public Works & Transportation will post permanent signs alerting motorists to the newly designated snow emergency routes. Residents are encouraged to take note of these snow emergency routes and make plans before the 2020-2021 snow season.

For information on snow removal and ice control in St. Mary's County, please visit the County Highways webpage or contact the Department of Public Works & Transportation at 301-475-4200, ext. 1120.

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