Alerts, Events, and Projects


  • Worcester County Road Detour for Five Mile Branch Road Bridge

The Department of Public Works – Roads Division is implementing the attached detour beginning on Monday, December 5, 2016 for the replacement of Five Mile Branch Road Bridge.  Attached you will find a map and detour directions explaining the detour.  The roadway closure is excepted to last approximately 60 days. 

Detour Five Mile Branch Road Bridge 
Intersection of Five Mile Branch Road & Route 113 North to Newark Road is approximately 2.4 miles and 3 minutes.

Newark Road to Queponco Road is approximately 0.3 miles and 38 seconds.
Queponco Road to Intersection with Five Mile Branch Road is approximately 2.7 miles and 3 minutes 39 seconds.
Worcester County Road Detour for Big Mill Road Bridge


  • The Worcester County Department of Public Works is implementing a detour effective immediately for all traffic traveling on Sheephouse Road/Big Mill Road as a result of recent flooding events which caused significant damage to the roadway and associated culvert causing a portion of the roadway to be closed to all traffic.  

 The detour will be in place until further notice.  For information on detour routes, please visit www.co.worcester.md.us. 

Please refer any questions regarding this road detour to Roads Superintendent Frank J. Adkins at fadkins@co.worcester.md.us.

Upcoming Events

Work is scheduled to being on or about November 14, 2016 on the Five Mile Branch Road detour and bridge replacement and last approximately 120 calendar days. 


Upcoming Projects