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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

  • Southwestern Boulevard Water Project – Public Works will replace 2,500 feet of 16-inch diameter water line on Southwestern Boulevard beginning in March. The new ductile iron pipe will run from Francis Avenue to Clark Boulevard. The new line, costing $3,400,000, will replace an old main which has been prone to breaking. For more information contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • West Low Level Basin Three Relief Sewer – Baltimore County began constructing 650 feet of 12-inch sanitary sewer along Malbrook Road, between Frederick and Edmonson Avenue, in early November. The project will take about four months to complete and should be finished before the end of winter. During construction, traffic will be closed between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. The work will address sewer overflows and cost $498,493.00. For more information contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • Rolling Road Water Project – Baltimore County started a major water project between Frederick Road and Wilkens Avenue in April. Contractors began laying a new 18-inch diameter water conduit starting at Sanford Avenue. The line will run through McGruder Avenue, Mellor Avenue, Hilltop Road and Wilkens Avenue before terminating at the intersection of Wilkens Avenue and Rolling Road. Upon completion, it will be two miles long. Construction, which will reinforce the water supply in the Catonsville area, will take about 17 months and cost about $5 million. It should be completed by the fall of 2016. It is now about 96 percent complete. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Sewer Rehabilitation in Westview Park – County contractors began rehabilitating 37,000 feet of sewer line in Westview Park, in the Dead Run basin area, last June. The lining procedure,which will restore the conduit, is expected to take about a year. Cost is expected to be $2,584,737. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • 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 and tested in February and is almost 100 percent complete. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 2

  • Water Project on Reisterstown Road –Baltimore County is installing 2,500 feet of 24-inch and 36-inch diameter water line on Reisterstown Road, between Rosewood Lane and Garrison View Road. The project, costing $4,000,000, began in November and is expected to be completed in December 2016. It is 15 percent complete and most of the construction will be done at night. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Stanton Woods Pumping Station – The Stanton Woods Sewage Pumping Station, located at 8415 Topping Road in Pikesville, will be rehabilitated. The contractor was given a notice to proceed last April and the project is expected to be completed on April 28, 2016. The rehabilitation will cost $1,373,250. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • Milford Mill Road Bridge – Public Works had planned to resurface the Milford Mill Road Bridge (Bridge B-0076) over Gwynns Falls this past summer. Construction has been postponed until the summer of 2016 pending contract adjustments. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Valley Village Pumping Station – The Valley Village Sewage Pumping Station at 201 Greenspring Valley Road is being rehabilitated. Work began in early October 2014 and should be finished by March 14. The project is 5 percent complete and the cost is estimated at $1,942,800. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • Buchanan Road Pump Station – The renovation of the Buchanan Pumping Station, west of Charles Street and south of Bellona Avenue, has been completed. The project cost $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 2014. The project is expected to be completed by February 3 and will cost $1,169,800. It is currently 60 percent complete. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 3

  • Valley Mill Road Bridge to Close for Repairs – Public Works plans to close Valley Mill Road Bridge (Bridge Number B-0160) for six to eight weeks beginning in March in order to replace the bridge deck. The bridge, which spans Little Falls, was built in 1975 with a steel deck. The deck will be replaced with an open-grid deck which should lengthen the life of the structure. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • Timonium Water Tank Repaired –The 1,000,000-gallon Stratford Elevated Water Tank on Westdale Court in Timonium is being rehabilitated. The work, costing $600,000 and including interior and exterior painting, started last April and should be finished by May. It is 65 percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering, at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Ensor Road Bridge – The Ensor Road Bridge (Bridge B-0158) over Third Mine Branch near Stablersville was scheduled to be replaced this year. A contract has recently been finalized for the project, and construction is now scheduled to begin in May. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

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

  • Gores Mill Road Bridge – Public Works closed bridge B-0138 over Little Falls at the end of April because of deteriorating concrete. The bridge had be scheduled for replacement this year. For more information see the next project information, or contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Other 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 2016. 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 2014. One right-of-way adjacent to Bridge B-0346 is still pending. For more information, contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 4

  • Sewers on Abbie Place – Abbie Place, off Liberty Road east of Rolling Road, is getting additional sewers to eliminate sewer overflows. 3,400 feet of new sewers are being installed through Abbie Place and Lynn Haven Drive. The job began in last July and should be completed this summer, costing $3,367,602.  For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • Sewer Work in the Gwynns Falls Basin – Two large sewer rehabilitation projects are proceeding in the Gwynns Falls Basin area. One is the restoration of lines on Liberty Road from Courtleigh Drive to the Milford Mill area. The other is near Gwynn Oak Avenue. 50,000 feet of pipe is being rehabilitated at a cost of $5,208,563. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • Dead Run Structural Rehabilitation – Following a television examination of sewer lines in the Dead Run Sewer Area, Public Works began a selective rehabilitation of pipe in November. The work, which is a re-lining process, will cost $2,376,229. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Sewer Rehabilitation in Westview Park – County contractors began rehabilitating 37,000 feet of sewer line in Westview Park, in the Dead Run basin area, last June. The lining procedure, which will restore the conduit, is expected to take about a year and cost $2,584,737. It is now 25 percent complete. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Wards Chapel Road Bridge Replacement – A small (under 20 feet long) bridge on Wards Chapel Road (B-0213), which crosses Chimney Branch, is scheduled to be completely replaced. Work on the existing, concrete, single-span bridge began last July and is expected to be finished in the spring. The total cost for the project is estimated at $1.36 million. The road will be closed during construction and a detour will be posted. For more information contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • 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 approaching completion. The project includes a two-span, 250-foot long bridge crossing Scotts Level Branch. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 5

  • Herring Run Basin 31 – A sewer line rehabilitation project is underway in the Ridgeleigh Community, also known as “The Oaks”, situated near Loch Raven Boulevard and Joppa Road. The job will repair 23,000 feet of sewer line, cost $2,043,609 and be completed within a year. For more information contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Sewer Relining in Richlyn Manor – In October, the Department of Public Works began relining sewer pipes in Richlyn Manor, a Perry Hall community east of Belair Road. The $1,000,000 project is scheduled to be completed in the spring. The relining process will employ ultraviolet or UV light technology on more than two miles of deteriorated sanitary line. The County’s contractor is cleaning sewers on Richlyn Drive, Cross Road, Carlyn Road, Gunforge Road and several smaller, adjacent streets. The project is 82 percent complete. For more information contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

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

  • Fullerton Reservoirs – Public Works held a workshop on the future Fullerton Reservoir Construction Project in November, 2014. The $78-million-dollar project will break ground before the end of the year on a site bounded by Ridge Road, Bucks School House Road and Perry Hall Boulevard. Public Works is currently working on environmental permits for the project and 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, 2014 of a major water transmission line in Towson. The $9.7 million project will run through Bosley Avenue, Towsontown Boulevard and Hillen Road. . The new line will be 42 inches in diameter and take about 18 months to complete. It is presently ahead of schedule at 92 percent complete, and should be finished in early spring. Some traffic congestion due to construction has been reported. 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 this fall. Crews have now completed about 91 percent of the project and are on winter shutdown. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 6

  • Water Line Replacement in Overlea – Baltimore County will replace 2,300 feet of 12-inch diameter water line running from Kenwood Avenue at Dale Avenue, to the City line. The $100,100,000 project is expected to be completed in about 10 months. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • Relief Sewer on Stemmers Run – Public Works began a 16-inch diameter relief sewer on Stemmers Run on August 6, 2015. The new interceptor is 437 feet long and constructed of ductile iron. It will run under the Beltway just west of the Route 7 off ramp and is expected to cost $1,083,249 upon completion. The project should be finished by spring. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • Water Main Replacement on Middle River Road – In October, utility crews began constructing a replacement water main on Middle River Road. The new eight-inch pipe will be 440 feet in length and will serve 21 properties. In addition, there will be six new fire hydrants. Crews are also installing 720 feet of 12-inch diameter line on Kelso Drive in Rossville. The work, costing $685 thousand, is now 85 percent complete and may be finished in early spring. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • Sue Creek Landing Pumping Station –The Sue Creek Landing Sewage Pumping Station, located on Sue Avenue in Turkey Point, is being rehabilitated. The contractor began last June and should be finished this June. The rehabilitation project is about 32 percent complete and will cost $1,765,830. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • Fullerton Reservoirs – Public Works held a workshop on the future Fullerton Reservoir Construction Project in November, 2014. The $78-million-dollar project will break ground before the end of the year on a site bounded by Ridge Road, Bucks School House Road and Perry Hall Boulevard. 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.

  • Oliver Beach Water Project Phase II – In November 2014, Public Works began replacing the eight-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 98 percent complete. For more information, contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • 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 was expected to take a year to complete and cost $2,047,000. The project is nearly finished and final testing has been scheduled. For more information, contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Mohrs Lane Bridge (PDF) – 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 by the end of this year. This bridge will be part of the future Campbell Boulevard Corridor. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 7

  • Lynhurst Pumping Station – The Lynhurst Sewage Pumping Station located at 4215 Lynhurst Road is being extensively repaired and modernized. The project, which cost $1,281,000, began last June and is expected to be finished by June 30, 2016. The project is eight percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering , at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • Dundalk Water Lines – In October 2013, the Department of Public Works began renovating 90,000 feet of water lines in Dundalk. Conduits which lie between North Point Road, Merritt Boulevard, Stansbury Road and Bear Creek are being cleaned and lined with cement to improve water quality and fire protection. This is a long-term project, is expected to take three years and cost $4.3 million. Crews have completed about 82 percent of the project and should finish this year. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • 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 26, 2016

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