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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

  • 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 15 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, in 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 by the end of this year and is about 87 percent complete. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 2

  • Milford Mill Road Bridge – Public Works had planned to resurface the Milford Mill Road Bridge (Bridge B-0076) over Gwynns Falls this 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.

  • 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 project should be completed by December 22. The cost of the project is $850,000. 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 and should be finished by September 10, 2015. The cost is estimated at $1,942,800. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • Water Line Replacement – Public Works is replacing 700 feet of deteriorated water line in South Road, near Woodholme County Club. The old six-inch line will be replaced with an eight-inch pipe. The project, costing $135,000, began in March and is expected to be completed in July. Crews are currently working on service connections and the total project is now 95 percent complete. 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 finish by September 23, 2015. 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 this year and will cost $1,169,800. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 3

  • Ensor Road Bridge – The Ensor Road Bridge (Bridge B-0158) over Third Mine Branch near Stablersville is scheduled to be replaced this year. Work will begin in late summer and be finished by the end of the year. 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 by the end of the year. For more information, contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Gores Mill Road Bridges – 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 next 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 last June. For more information, contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Hess Road Bridge – The Hess Road Bridge (B-0010) over Little Gunpowder Falls will get a major fix this year. The existing superstructure will be replaced. The bridge was closed in early May and should be reopened in mid-fall. A detour has been posted. The cost of construction is being shared by Baltimore and Harford counties, with the latter managing the job. For more information contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 4

  • 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 June. The work, which is a re-lining process, will cost $2,002,228.98 and is expected to be completed in December. 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, in June. The lining procedure, which will restore the conduit, is expected to take about a year and cost $2,584,737. 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 this year. Work on the existing, concrete, single-span bridge will begin in July and is expected to be finished by December. The total cost for the project is estimated at $1.36 million. 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 should be completed this year. The project includes a two-span, 250-foot long bridge crossing Scotts Level Branch which is nearing completion. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 5

  • Storm Drain Replacement on Chestnut Avenue near Loyola – The Department of Public Works recently completed the replacement of 300 feet of storm drain along Chestnut Avenue near Loyola Blakefield. The road has been temporarily patched and will be resurfaced this summer. 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 scheduled for a major renovation this spring. The road was closed in early April, a detour was posted and work has begun. 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.

  • Fullerton Reservoirs – Public Works held a workshop on the future Fullerton Reservoir Construction Project in November. 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.

  • 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 Bosley Avenue and have completed 40 percent of the project. The new line will be 42 inches in diameter and take about 18 months to complete. It is presently ahead of schedule. 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 summer. Crews have now completed about 70 percent of the project. 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 this summer. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 6

  • Relief Sewer on Goodwood Avenue – Public Works is replacing 500 feet of sewer line on Goodwood Avenue, from Hyde Park Road to the end of the street. Work began in June and is scheduled to be finished by February 19, 2016. The cost will be $357,000. 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. 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, 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 55 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. It is now expected to be completed by August 24. 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 soon. Construction will cost $2,074,900. The project is 77 percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering 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 this year. This three-lane road with sidewalks will be about three-quarters mile long and cost $6 million. The project includes a two-span, 220-foot long bridge. 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 early next 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

  • Old Colgate Water Tank – Baltimore County will take down the old Colgate water tank which was made obsolete when the new elevated water tank was completed in 2013. Demolition began in June and is expected to be finished in July. The cost is $350,000. 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 55 percent of the project. 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 June 24, 2015

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