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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

  • Catonsville Sewer Improvements—Baltimore County is investing $2,888,961 in major sewer rehabilitation in Catonsville. 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 is now 47 percent complete and crews are expected to finish June 23, 2017. 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 in 2017 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

  • 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 2017, will cost $1,820,121. The project is 43 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 80 percent complete. 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. Traffic engineers are currently monitoring the site. Public Works engineers are actively pursuing construction plans and will keep the community apprised of developments.

  • Water Main Replacement in Sudbrook Park—Public Works is replacing 15,000 feet of water main in the Sudbrook Park area. The project is estimated to cost $3,200,000. It began last March and is expected to be finished late this year. It is 94 percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • Water Main Replacement in Towson—Public Works is replacing 2,500 feet of water main on North Bend Road, Debaugh Avenue and Round Oak Avenue. Work began in June and should be finished by the fall. The project is expected to cost $800,000. It is about 98 percent complete. Trench restoration has yet to be completed. 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 million 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 35 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 85 percent complete. Crews are presently on winter shut down and will resume work in the spring. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 3

  • 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 for the summer or fall of this year. 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. 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

  • 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 next March. For more information contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • Ripple Road Relief Sewer—Public Works is constructing 2,500 feet of 12-inch diameter sewer line in Ripple Road between Castlemoor Road and Lynn Haven Drive in order to prevent a predicted sewer overflow. The $1,097,576 project is 67 percent complete and is expected to be finished in May. 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

  • 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. The work should be done in the summer or fall of 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 five 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. 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. For more information (PDF), call the Bureau of Engineering Water Design at 410-887-3783 or email enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

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 85 percent complete. Crews are on winter shut down. 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. For more information (PDF), call the Bureau of Engineering (Water Design) at 410-887-3783 or email 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 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. Water lines in the Fort Howard area have been prone to failure in recent years. This $2,200,000 project should correct that problem. 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 43 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 95 percent of the project and should be finished this spring. They are on winter shut down. 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 February 28, 2017         

 

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