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Engineering Projects

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

  • Water Main Replacement in Wilkens Avenue Area—Baltimore County will begin replacing an old, 16-inch diameter cast iron water line between Hilltop Road and Walker Avenue along with an eight-inch diameter line on Fairway Avenue in November. Both lines have had a history of frequent failures. The job, costing $1,500,000, is expected to be completed by the summer of 2018. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • 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 15 percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Catonsville Sewer Improvements—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 began in June and is expected to be completed in October. The project will cost $2,037,205 and is 14 percent complete. 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 in the summer of 2018 and be completed by December. 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 removed in 2014. Construction of a new structure may occur by late 2017 or early 2018. For more information contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 2

  • Jones Falls Structural Sewer Rehabilitation Phase 1—Baltimore County is scheduled to begin rehabilitating 66,000 feet of sewer line in July throughout Council Districts 2 and 5. The project will last a year and a half and will cost $3,393,583.60. It is now six percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Storm Drains in Stevenson—The second phase of work, which is expected to be completed in October, is located near Woodvalley Drive. During construction of the second phase, traffic will be detoured from Hillside Road, to Falls Road and to Old Court Road—the same detour used for the first phase. Access for local traffic will be maintained, though ingress and egress will vary for Greenspring Avenue residents located between Woodvalley Drive and Hillside Road.  For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • 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 began in July and engineers hope to complete the work by the end of the year or early 2018. The estimated cost is $2,600,000. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Tufton Avenue, Greenspring Avenue, Worthington Avenue Roundabout—In a cooperative effort with the State of Maryland, Public Works has been constructing a roundabout for the past several months where Worthington Avenue, Tufton Avenue and Greenspring Avenue come together. The project will cost approximately $1,000,000 and is expected to be completed by the end of the year. 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 80 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. Originally scheduled to be started this year, the project has been delayed to work around an existing gas line. It is now expected to be completed by the summer of 2018. 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 has been constructing a roundabout for the past several months where Worthington Avenue, Tufton Avenue and Greenspring Avenue come together. The project will cost approximately $1,000,000 and is expected to be completed by the end of the 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 17. It is presently 50 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 2016 and removed this past February. A new bridge is under design. The Department of Public Works is currently investigating all options at the crossing based on traffic volume and community input. For more information contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Other Gores Mill Road Bridges—The concrete bridges, Bridges B-0136, B-0137,B-0138 and B-0346, which span Little Falls just south of the Morris Meadows Recreation Farm, were constructed more than 80 years ago and need replacement or rehabilitation. Work began in August and should be completed by the end of 2018. The total cost is $3,600,000. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 4

  • Granite Road Bridge Repair—Baltimore County is repairing a wing wall of the Granite Road Bridge, Number 0549, over a tributary to Brice Run south of Marriottsville Road. Repairs costing $150,000, began in late September and are expected to take four to six weeks to complete. Traffic will be reduced to a single lane during the work. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • 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 in the summer of 2018 and be completed by December. 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

  • Water Line Rehabilitation of the Towson Fourth System—The Department of Public Works is replacing water lines in several areas: (1) Joppa Road between Old Harford Road and Drumwood Road, (2) in Oakley Road between Joppa Road and White Oak Road and (3) in Satyr Hill Road from Lowell Ridge Road to Harford Road. The project will begin the first week of December and is expected to be completed by the spring of 2019 and will cost $6,700,000. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • Jones Falls Structural Sewer Rehabilitation Phase 1—Baltimore County is scheduled to begin rehabilitating 66,000 feet of sewer line in July throughout Council Districts 2 and 5. The project will last a year and a half and will cost $3,393,583.60. It is now six percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Herring Run Structural Sewer Rehabilitation Phase 1—Baltimore County is rehabilitating 81,000 feet of sewer line spread throughout Council Districts 5 and 6. Work recently began and has progressed about eight percent toward completion. It is expected to be completed in a year and a half and cost $4,640,123. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • 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. Construction began in August and is now 10 percent complete. 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 done 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 87 percent of the project has been completed. 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 are 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 19 percent complete. We've provided additional information on the Fullerton Reservoirs (PDF), or you can send an email to the Bureau of Engineering Water Design at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov or call 410-887-3783.

Council District 6

  • Essex Sewage Pumping Station—Baltimore County is upgrading the Thompson Boulevard Sewer Pumping Station on Back River at 925 Thompson Boulevard in Essex. Work began in September and will require about a year to complete. The project, costing $2,248,000, complies with the County’s Federal Consent Decree which will improve local utilities and help prevent sanitary sewer overflow. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Turkey Point Water Project—Baltimore County began replacing 16,000 feet of old cast iron water pipe on the Turkey Point Peninsula in July. The cast iron line has frequently failed in recent years and is being replaced with ductile iron pipe. The project, costing $5,500,000, is 15 percent completed and is expected to be completed by the end of 2018. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Herring Run Structural Sewer Rehabilitation Phase 1—Baltimore County is rehabilitating 81,000 feet of sewer line spread throughout Council Districts 5 and 6. Work recently began and has progressed about eight percent toward completion. It is expected to be completed in a year and a half and cost $4,640,123. 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 are 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 19 percent complete. We've provided additional information on the Fullerton Reservoirs (PDF), or you can send an email to the Bureau of Engineering Water Design at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov or call 410-887-3783.

  • Mohrs Lane Bridge—The Mohrs Lane Bridge (PDF) 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

  • Trappe Road Bridge—Public Works will repair the Trappe Road Bridge number 0599 located at the conjunction of Trappe Road and Lynch Road. Work may begin before the end of the year and should take about three months to complete. The project is expected to cost $200,000. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Waldman Avenue Sewage Pumping Station—Baltimore County will renovate the Waldman Avenue Sewage Pumping Station. Construction began in August and will take about a year to complete. The cost is estimated at $1,507,281 and is now four percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Rosebank Force Main Replacement—Public Works will rehabilitate 950 feet of ductile iron sewer force main in Dundalk. Work began in August and is now 15 percent complete. The cost of the project is $407,283 and is estimated to take five months to complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • 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 70 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 77 percent complete and should be finished in October. 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 99 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 September 28, 2017         

 

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