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Engineering Projects

Following is a list of current engineering projects by councilmatic district. This information is updated on a monthly basis. We have also provided a new interactive map to view the location of projects.

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Council District 1

  • Water Main to Serve Howard County – In October 2013 contractors began replacing a 36-inch diameter water main running from the railroad tracks, near Clark Boulevard, down to South Street and then through the Patapsco State Park. The new line, which will serve Howard County, will be 5,500 feet long. The pipe project should be finished by the end of 2015 and is about 85 percent complete. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 2

  • Valley Village Pumping Station – The Valley Village Sewage Pumping Station at 201 Greenspring Valley Road is being rehabilitated. Work began in early October and should be finished by October 2015. The cost is estimated at $1,942,800. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

    Water Line Replacement – Public Works will replace 700 feet of deteriorated water line in South Road, near Woodholme County Club, beginning in March. The old six-inch line will be replaced with an eight-inch pipe. The project, costing $135,000, is expected to be completed by June.  For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • Water Main Replacement – Public Works is replacing a water main which has broken frequently in recent years. At a cost of $700,000, contractors started in September replacing 4,500 feet of eight-inch diameter pipe on Sugarcone Road, Pheasant Cross Drive and Shefflin Court (between I-83 and Greenspring Avenue). The project is 96 percent complete and is expected to be finished soon. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Buchanan Road Pump Station – The Buchanan Pumping Station, west of Charles Street and south of Bellona Avenue, is being renovated. Crews began rehabilitating the station in August and will be on site for at least a year. The cost is $1,246,000. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Templegate Road Pump Station – Baltimore County began rehabilitating the Templegate Road sewage pumping station at 3708 Breton Way in August. The project is expected to be completed by the end of 2015 and will cost $1,169,800. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 3

  • Sewer Work on Marnat Road – Baltimore County is replacing 1,250 feet of sewer line on Marnat Road, from Labyrinth Road to Halton Road in Pikesville. The project will close a relief point in the system and eliminate sanitary sewer overflows from that point. The cost of the project is $850,000. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

    Boxwood Lane Sewer Improvements – Two houses on Boxwood Lane, east of York Road in Cockeysville, will be connected to the County’s sanitary sewer system. Construction crews arrived in November and should be finished by the end of February. This health project will cost $96,470. For more information, contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Stablersville Road Bridge – A nine-foot long, concrete-slab bridge (B-0757) on Stablersville Road, just west of Graystone Road, has been reduced to one lane of traffic. The bridge is scheduled to be repaired in mid 2015. For more information, contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Gores Mill Road Bridges – The concrete bridges, which span Little Falls just south of the Morris Meadows Recreation Farm, were constructed more than 80 years ago and three of the four have reached the end of their useful life. One can be rehabilitated. Bridges B-0136, B-0138 and B-0346 are scheduled for replacement and new structures are currently being designed. Construction is anticipated for the summer of 2015. Bridge B-0137, immediately adjacent to Bridge B-0138, will be widened for traffic safety. Both Federal and County funds are being used on this $2.6 million project. The acquisition of necessary rights-of-way began in June. For more information, contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Jericho Covered Bridge – The historic Jericho Covered Bridge, spanning Little Gunpowder Falls east of Kingsville, is scheduled for a major renovation in the spring of 2015. A detour will be posted. Work on the $2 million project will require about a year. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov or call 410 887-2171.

  • New Water Pipe for York Road – Baltimore County’s contractors are replacing 9,500 feet of old water line in York Road, between Ridgely and Padonia. The new 24-inch line, double the diameter of the old line, is expected to cost $5 million. The project, is designed to build redundancy into the system. Burgermeister Bell started the project in April 2010 and should be finished soon. The project is still 99 percent complete, as it has been for several months. The line is now in operation and crews are transferring services to the new pipe. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 4

  • Rolling Road Improvements – Baltimore County is widening to approximately 44 feet and four lanes and adding curbs, gutters and sidewalks to Rolling Road, from Windsor Mill Road to Orchard Avenue, in a long-term improvement project which began in January 2014 with utility relocation work. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Owings Mills Boulevard – Owings Mills Boulevard South, Phase II, which extends from Winands Road to Liberty Road at Live Oak Road, is under construction and should be completed in 2015. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 5

  • Fullerton Reservoirs – Ground breaking for this project will occur before the end of the year on a site bounded by Ridge Road, Bucks School House Road and Perry Hall Boulevard. Public Works engineers and their technical consultants answered questions about this $78-million-dollar water reservoir project at a workshop in November. Once the project has begun, regular progress reports will be posted. For more information (PDF), call the Department of Public Works, Bureau of Engineering (Water Design) at 410-887-3783 or email enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Water Transmission Line in Towson – Baltimore County began construction in November of a major water transmission line in Towson. The $9.7 million project will run through Bosley Avenue, Towsontown Boulevard and Hillen Road. Crews are currently working on Towsontown Boulevard and have completed five percent of the project. The new line will be 42 inches in diameter and take about 18 months to complete. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Water Improvements in Carney – Utility crews began replacing an old water line running under Harford Road in 2014. A new 12-inch replacement line will be installed on Harford Road between Cub Hill Road and a point 250 feet north of Joppa Road. Construction of the 7,500 feet of line will cost $3.8 million and should be finished by the summer of 2015. Crews have now completed about 50 percent of the project. The work is on winter shut down and will resume in March. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov..

  • Water Construction on York Road in Towson – Baltimore County is replacing an old and troublesome water line that runs through York Road, between the Beltway and Washington Avenue. During construction, which began May 20, 2013, the old 10-inch line will be abandoned and replaced with new 24-inch diameter pipes. More than 97 percent of the project is finished. The line, costing $3.2 million, is expected to be completed in the spring. Crews are currently on winter shut down. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 6

  • Turkey Point Water Main Replacement – Public Works has started to replace 5,000 feet of eight-inch, ductile iron water line along Greyhound Road and Rosalie Road in the Turkey Point Park area. The project, expected to cost $800,000, will be finished in March. For more information, contact the Department of Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

    Fullerton Reservoirs – Ground breaking for this project will occur before the end of the year on a site bounded by Ridge Road, Bucks School House Road and Perry Hall Boulevard. Public Works engineers and their technical consultants answered questions about this $78-million-dollar water reservoir project at a workshop in November. Once begun, regular progress reports will be posted. For more information (PDF), call the Department of Public Works, Bureau of Engineering (Water Design) at 410-887-3783 or email enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Oliver Beach Water Project Phase II – In November, Public Works began replacing the 8-inch cast iron water pipes in Oliver Beach which have had a history of failure. Replacing 15,000 feet of 8-inch diameter water line will take two years and cost $4.2 million. The work is eight percent complete. For more information, contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Smart Meters – Bowleys Quarters is the first Baltimore County community to receive the new, electronic water meter upgrades. Installations began in November and are expected to provide more accurate usage and billing information. About 75 percent have been installed so far. Baltimore City is responsible for the installation and maintenance of the new meters. Call the City’s Department of Public Works for more information at 410-396-5352 or contact them at publicworks@baltimorecity.gov or www.cleanwaterbaltimore.org. Information is also available on Baltimore County's website.

  • Hawthorne II Pumping Station – Public Works began renovating the Hawthorne II Sewage Pumping Station on Cockspur Road in Middle River on January 13, 2014. The project will take a year to complete, is expected to be complete by April 30, 2015 and cost $2,047,000. For more information, contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Wilson Point Pumping Station – The Wilson Point Pumping Station will be improved and enlarged. Work officially began on December 18, 2013 and is expected to be completed May 7, 2015. Construction will cost $2,074,900. The project is 23 percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • Twin Rivers Pumping Station – The pump station at 13054 Harewood Road in Middle River is being extensively renovated. The project began in December 2013 and was finished in January. The cost is $2,647,000. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Bengies Sewer Pumping Station – The pumping station is being extensively improved. Work, costing $6,465,280, began in June, 2013 and was finished in January. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Campbell Boulevard Phase Two – Campbell Boulevard, which will connect the existing Campbell Boulevard off Bird River Road to the existing Mohrs Lane off Pulaski Highway, is under construction and should be completed in 2015. This three-lane road with sidewalks will be about three-quarters mile long and cost $6 million. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Mohrs Lane Bridge – The Mohrs Lane Bridge over the CSX Railroad, north of Pulaski Highway, was closed in 2007 because of structural deterioration. Demolition was completed by CSX in March 2011 – at no cost to Baltimore County which assumed ownership and plans to rebuild the span. A new bridge is currently being designed with construction scheduled to begin in late 2015. This bridge will be part of the future Campbell Boulevard Corridor. For details (PDF), contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 7

  • Old Colgate Water Tank

  • Wise Avenue Bridge – The Wise Avenue Draw Bridge can now be raised and lowered for water traffic with notice to the Department of Public Works. To request a bridge opening, call 410-887-8160, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. or the Public Works Dispatch Number at 410-887-5210.

Revised January 22, 2015

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