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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

  • Retaining Wall in Oella - Public Works is reviewing the condition of a retaining wall along Oella Avenue at Pleasant Hill Road. A failure in the wall, which was constructed in the 1980’s, was spotted in August and the County’s engineers are currently evaluating options. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Water Main to Serve Howard County - 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 in two years and is about 80 per cent complete. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 2

  • Water Line Replacement - Public Works will replace 700 feet of deteriorated water line in South Road, near Woodholme County Club, beginning in early December. The old six-inch line will be replaced with an eight-inch pipe. The project, costing $135,000, is expected to be completed by mid February.  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 90 percent complete and is expected to be finished before the end of the year. 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 completely 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.

  • Painters Mill Road Bridge - Public Works is replacing the deck of Bridge B-103, the Painters Mill Road Bridge over Gwynns Falls in Owings Mills. The $2.5 million project started in August 2013 and is expected to be completed before the end of this year. During the work, traffic will be maintained with three lanes open. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Offutt Road Bridge -The Offutt Road Bridge (B-0548), 2600 block of Offutt Road, which collapsed during tropical storms in September 2011, was given a temporary fix to allow one lane of traffic. Work on a permanent repair began in June and should be completed before the end of the year, despite some recent construction delays. A section of Offutt Road between Peddicoat Court and Deep Powder Court was closed on June 2 and detours have been marked. For information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 3

  • 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 be finished by January. This health project will cost $96,470. For more information, contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Hartley Mill Road Bridge - The Hartley Mill Road Bridge (B-0039), over Long Green Creek, north of the Gunpowder Falls State Park, is now restricted to one lane of traffic. Repairs are planned for December. Some temporary daytime road closures between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. may be necessary during construction. 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 early next year. 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 early 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 may be finished this fall. The project is still 99 percent complete, as it has been for several months. The line is currently being tested. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Gorsuch Mill Road Bridge - Gorsuch Mill Road Bridge (B-0071) over Blackrock Run is scheduled for “initial project scoping” this year, with construction expected in 2016. For more information, contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 4

  • Dogwood Road Storm Drain Project - Baltimore County closed a portion of Dogwood Road in Woodlawn, between Featherbed Lane and Whitestone Road, on Monday, October 27 in order to construct a storm drain. The road will be closed for about two months and is expected to be reopened before the end of the year. During construction traffic will be detoured to Featherbed Lane, Windsor Mill Road and Woodlawn Drive. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Pedestrian Bridge - The pedestrian bridge B-0166 over Dead Run, located on the grounds of Woodlawn High School, was removed in late September because of serious deterioration. Repairs were out of the question. The Department of Public Works and the County’s Public School System are discussing the possibility of replacement.  For more information contact Public Works 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 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 late next 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. 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.

  • Water Transmission Line in Towson - Baltimore County is about to begin construction of a major water transmission line in Towson. The $9.7 million project will run through Bosley Avenue, Towsontown Boulevard and Hillen Road. Some related utility work on Hillen Road began in October. 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 have begun replacing an old water line running under Harford Road. 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 40 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 96 percent of the project is finished. The line, costing $3.2 million, is expected to be completed in December. For more information contact Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 6

  • Turkey Point Water Main Replacement - Public Works will begin replacing 5,000 feet of eight-inch, ductile iron water line in December 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 late next 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. 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 one 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. 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 plans to renovate the Hawthorne II Sewage Pumping Station on Cockspur Road in Middle River this year. 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.

  • Cowenton Avenue Sewer Project - Twenty-seven properties on Cowenton Avenue, from Panorama Drive north to 500 feet south of Joppa Road, will have access to the public sewage system this year. Work began in the spring and should be completed before the end of the year. Construction on this health job is estimated to cost $914,055. 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 this year. The project began in December 2013 and should be finished by January 14, 2015. The cost is $2,647,000 and is now 72 percent complete. 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 must be finished on January 15, 2015. It is now 65 percent complete. 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 almost one 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

  • Water Lines Improvements in Dundalk - In early October 2013, Public Works began renovating 90,000 feet of water line 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 expected to take three years and cost $4.3 million. Crews have completed about 40 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 November 25, 2014

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