News Release, Calvert County Public Information Office

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. –Feb. 14, 2020–The Calvert County Department of Planning & Zoning will hold a public hearing Tuesday, Feb. 25, to consider and receive comments on the proposed adoption of the Calvert County Transportation Plan. The meeting will be held at 10:30 a.m. in the Commissioners Hearing Room at 175 Main St. in Prince Frederick.

Calvert County adopted its first transportation plan in 1997. The plan established specific improvements to shape transportation and inform land-use patterns through 2010. The updated plan – the Calvert County Long Range Transportation Plan – provides functional guidance, which focuses on what Calvert County Government can do to relieve congestion and maintain a functional level of service on roads in the county.

The transportation plan will set a vision to integrate multimodal transportation planning with land use, historic preservation, open space, and community facilities. The draft plan was prepared by the consultant firm Sabra & Associates.

The plan can be viewed online at

Individuals who cannot attend the public hearing may submit written comments. Written comments must be received by 4:30 p.m., Feb. 24, 2020, and maybe submitted by emailing or through the U.S. mail to the BOCC at 175 Main St., Prince Frederick, MD 20678.

For additional information, contact the Calvert County Department of Planning & Zoning at 410-535-1600, ext. 2356 or via email at

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