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Following is a list of current engineering projects by council 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

  • Powers Lane Water Line—Baltimore County is investing $3,500,000 to improve the water system in the Catonsville Area. Three thousand feet of new water main is being constructed between the Catonsville pumping station and Nuwood Drive. The new main, which will be 36-inches in diameter, will improve the reliability of the system and should be finished by the spring of 2018. It is now five percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Catonsville Sewer Improvements—Baltimore County is investing almost $5,000,000 in major sewer rehabilitations in Catonsville. For more information on either of these two projects, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

    • The West Low Level Basin One and Three Sewer Rehabilitation Project, begun last June, will reline 47,000 feet of sanitary mains in an area south of Route 40, north of Edmonson Avenue and east of Winters Lane. The project costs $2,888,961 and is now 63 percent complete. Crews are expected to finish on or before June 23, 2017. 

    • The West Low Six-inch Sewer Replacement Phase Two, near the Charlestown development, is having 4,000 feet of six-inch diameter sewer line replaced. The work is expected to begin soon and be completed by September 6. The project will cost $2,037,205.

  • Dogwood Road Bridge—The Dogwood Road Bridge (B-0347) over Dogwood Run will be closed for repairs for about six months. The $1,600,000 project is expected to begin in September and be completed in March 2018. For more information contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • Woodlawn Pedestrian Bridge—The Department of Public Works is studying options to replace the former pedestrian bridge at Woodlawn High School, bridge B-0166, which was remove in 2014. Construction of a new structure may occur by late 2017. For more information contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • Dead Run Sewer Shed Basin Rehabilitation near Rolling Road—Baltimore County is rehabilitating 27,000 feet of sewer line west of Rolling Road between Clays Lane and Security Boulevard. The project, which should be complete by June, will cost $1,820,121. The project is 67 percent complete. For more information contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • Southwestern Boulevard Water Project—Public Works began replacing 2,500 feet of 16-inch diameter water line on Southwestern Boulevard last April. 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. The project is 98 percent complete. For more information contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • Curb, Gutter and Sidewalks—Baltimore County will add new curbs, gutters and sidewalks along the west side of Old Frederick Road, from the roundabout on Edmondson Avenue to Pleasant Drive. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

Council District 2

  • Gwynnbrook Avenue Bridge—The Department of Public Works closed a portion of Gwynnbrook Avenue, between Owings Mills Boulevard and Garrison Forest Road, in late December due to structural concerns related to a bridge over a tributary to the Gwynns Falls. A detour was posted and traffic will be channeled through nearby Crondall Lane. Bridge construction should begin around July 1 and engineers hope to complete the work by the end of the year.

  • Tufton Avenue, Greenspring Avenue, Worthington Avenue Roundabout—In a cooperative effort with the State of Maryland, Public Works will construct a roundabout where Worthington Avenue, Tufton Avenue and Greenspring Avenue come together. The project, which will cost approximately $1,000,000, is scheduled to begin this summer. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • Water Pumping Station in Pikesville—Public Works began a major rehabilitation of the Pikesville Water Pumping Station, inside the Beltway near Reisterstown Road, last March. The $5,900,000 project will take about two years to complete. The engineers note that the upgrade will include a completely new electrical system and a replacement of two of the eight pumps. The project is 45 percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • 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 2015 and was expected to be completed in December 2016. It is 96 percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 3

  • Shawan Road—The Department of Public Works will add a lane to the south side of Shawan Road from the light rail to the old Verizon access drive. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • Roundabout at Worthington Avenue, Tufton Avenue and Greenspring Avenue—In a cooperative effort with the State of Maryland, Public Works will construct a roundabout where Worthington Avenue, Tufton Avenue and Greenspring Avenue come together. The project, which will cost approximately $1,000,000, is scheduled to begin this summer. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • Sunnybrook Water Renovations—Sunnybrook’s water facilities are being given a major renovation. Last February crews began replacing pipes and motor controls, as well as installing a new tank for a system that serves about 100 customers. The $2,520,000 project is expected to be completed by October. It is presently 35 percent complete. 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 was reduced to one lane of traffic two years ago. The bridge is scheduled to be repaired and County engineers have begun to scope out options. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Gorsuch Mill Road BridgeGorsuch Mill Road Bridge B-0071 over Blackrock Run, between Falls Road and Mount Carmel Road, was closed in August and removed in February. A new bridge is under construction. A single-lane truss bridge is expected to be completed before the end of the year on the existing abutments. For more information contact the Bureau of Engineering 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 this summer. 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 $2,600,000 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 the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 4

  • Curbs, Gutters and Sidewalks for Offutt Road—Baltimore County’s Department of Public Works will extend curbs, gutters and sidewalks along the south side of Offutt Road, west of Liberty Road and in front of the local convenience store this year.  For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • Dogwood Road Bridge—The Dogwood Road Bridge (B-0347) over Dogwood Run will be closed for repairs for about six months. The $1,600,000 project is expected to begin this September and be completed next March. 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 the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 5

  • New Water Main on Joppa Road—Baltimore County is replacing 7,000 feet of existing water pipe in Joppa Road, between Walther Boulevard and Belair Road, beginning in June. The old pipe, which will be replaced with a new, 12-inch diameter line, has failed frequently. The project is expected to cost $3,000,000 and require a year to complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering and Construction at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Extension of Missing Curb, Sidewalk and Widening on Cross Road—Public Works is planning to fill in missing curbs and sidewalks on Cross Road between Chapel Road and Forge Road. Construction, costing approximately $200,000, is expected to be this year. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Road Widening at Towsontown Boulevard and Osler Drive—Public Works will widen Towsontown Boulevard at Osler Drive in order to provide an additional turn lane from the Boulevard onto Osler Drive. The $2,300,000 project includes the construction of a retaining wall on the north side of the Boulevard and 1,800 feet of 24-inch diameter sewer pipe, which is the Towson Run Relief Sewer project. The work should begin this year. For more information contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Herring Run Basin Sewer Rehabilitation—The Department of Public Works recently began the rehabilitation of 19,000 feet of sewer line and 81 manholes in the neighborhood of Wiltondale. The project, which will cost $1,301,817.96, is scheduled to be completed this December. About 29 percent of the project has been completed. For more information contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Water Project in East Towson—Public Works plans to replace water mains in East Towson on Jefferson Avenue, Lennox Avenue, Railroad Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue east of Fairmount beginning in early spring. The $1,200,000 project is expected to be finished by late December. It is currently about 40 percent complete. For more information contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Fullerton ReservoirsThe County’s contractor broke ground on February 7 on the Fullerton Reservoirs—three have been planned for the site. Construction is expected to take about three years and cost $80,100,000. The construction site is bounded by Ridge Road, Bucks School House Road and Perry Hall Boulevard. The project is currently nine percent complete. For more information (PDF), send an email to the Bureau of Engineering Water Design at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov or call 410-887-3783.

Council District 6

  • Water Main Improvements at Harford Farms—The Department of Public Works is relining 12,000 feet of water mains in Carney’s Harford Farms development, between Harford Road and Old Harford Road. Work began on the $1,600,000 project last August on Ontario Avenue, Erie Avenue, Superior Avenue, Montego Avenue and Northwind Road, and is now 86 percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • Fullerton Reservoirs—The County’s contractor broke ground on February 7 on the Fullerton Reservoirs—three have been planned for the site. Construction is expected to take about three years and cost $80,100,000. The construction site is bounded by Ridge Road, Bucks School House Road and Perry Hall Boulevard. The project is currently nine percent complete. For more information (PDF), send an email to the Bureau of Engineering Water Design at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov or call 410-887-3783.

  • 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 in late 2018. 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

  • Fort Howard Area Water Main Replacement—Baltimore County is replacing 8,000 feet of water line in the Fort Howard area this year. Cast iron water lines on Todd Avenue, Howard Avenue, Blank Avenue, Fort Avenue, North Point Road, Old Bay Road, Chestnut Avenue, Bayside Avenue and Oak Avenue will be replaced beginning in March. The project will take between 12 and 15 months to complete and is expected to start in June. Water lines in the Fort Howard area have been prone to failure in recent years. This $2,200,000 project should correct that problem. It is 15 percent complete. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Quad Avenue Pumping Station Rehabilitation—Public Works is rehabilitating the Quad Avenue Pumping Station in Defense Heights. The project, which is expected to cost $2,240,000, is now 61 percent complete and should be finished by December. 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 $4,300,000. Crews have completed about 96 percent of the project and should finish in September. For more information contact the Bureau of Engineering 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 14, 2017         

 

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