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Engineering Projects

The following is a list of current engineering projects by council district. This information is updated on a monthly basis. We also provide an interactive map to view the location of projects.

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Council District 1

  • Beechfield Avenue and Maryland Place—Public Works plans to remove some pavement and narrow the intersection of Beechfield Avenue and Maryland Place in Arbutus this year. The modifications should improve traffic operations. For more information contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov or call Highway Design at 410-887-3739.

  • Catonsville Storm-Damaged Roads—River Road, Thistle Road and Hilltop Road were severely damaged during the May 2018 flood that hit both Baltimore and Howard counties. Information on the damages (PDF) is available for viewing. For more information, contact Rahee Famili, Chief of the Highway Design Section, at rjfamili@baltimorecountymd.gov.

    • River Road Bridge Reconstruction—River Road Bridge (B-0184) was severely damaged during the May 2018 flood. River Road was immediately closed to traffic and contractors demolished the remaining structure in the weeks following the storm. The Department of Public Works is planning a replacement bridge and County engineers expect construction to begin in June and be completed before the end of the year. Engineers have started ordering materials for the new span. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

    • Thistle Road Slope Repair and Road Reconstruction—Thistle Road was also closed because of the May 2018 floods, but residential access has remained open for the northern part of the road. Repairs began in March and a reopening is expected in August. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Louisiana Avenue—Baltimore County is adding curb and gutters along both sides of Louisiana Avenue from Washington Street to Baltimore Street. The work is expected to begin in the fall following water utility work which has been completed at the site. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@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 this spring. It is now 98 percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 2

  • Old Court Road at Park Heights Avenue—Baltimore County is planning to remove part of the existing median in Old Court Road at the Park Heights Avenue intersection to extend the left turn lane. The work is expected to be done this year. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Rural Roads Meeting—The Department of Public Works will hold its 11th annual public meeting to discuss rural roads, bridges, repaving and traffic issues at the Agriculture Center, 1114 Shawan Road, Cockeysville, Maryland 21030, on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. The meeting fulfills the County’s pledge to meet annually with residents interested in preserving the rural character of the County and to apprise them of infrastructure plans. A representative from the State Highways Administration will attend to provide project updates. For more information, call the Director’s Office, Department of Public Works at 410 887-2171.

  • Lake Avenue Water Line Repair—Baltimore County will replace a section of old cast-iron water pipe on Lake Avenue between Falls Road and Lakehurst Drive beginning in January 2019. The old line, which dates from the 1920s, has failed frequently in recent years and will be replaced with ductile iron pipe. The project, estimated to cost $1,500,000, should be completed by early summer. It is 40 percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Jones Falls Structural Sewer Rehabilitation Phase 1—Baltimore County began rehabilitating 66,000 feet of sewer line in July 2017 throughout Council Districts 2 and 5. The project was planned to take 18 months and will cost $3,393,583.60. It is now 99 percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 3

  • Warren Road Bridge Repairs—The Warren Road Bridge over Loch Raven Reservoir (closed April 10) is under repair and work should be finished by the end of September, say Baltimore City Engineers from the Department of Transportation. Thirty-six stringers (supporting beams which run parallel to traffic) will be replaced and some repairs to the floor beams (running perpendicular to traffic) are planned. As the decking is removed, Baltimore City’s engineers will inspect the structure and recommend additional repairs as needed. As an adjunct to the on-going repair, Baltimore City is working on the design for a replacement bridge and some funding is already in place. The new structure will be in a somewhat different location, or alignment, which will allow traffic to use the old bridge while the new is under construction. Plans are expected in 2021 and a completed new span is anticipated in 2025. Baltimore City plans a public meeting to announce details after preliminary bridge studies are finished. Questions regarding the bridge’s condition, its repair schedule or current detours should be directed to Kathy Dominick of Baltimore City’s Department of Transportation by calling 410-361-9296 or sending an email to Kathy.dominick.bcdot@gmail.com.

  • Jones Falls Structural Package Two Sewer Project—The Department of Public Works began a $3,900,000 sewer rehabilitation job, designated the Jones Falls Structural Package Two, in April. The project will take a year to finish and is now about seven percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Pleasantville Road BridgeThe Department of Public Works will rehabilitate the Pleasantville Road Bridge (B-0007) over Little Gunpowder Falls beginning late this summer. Repairs include the replacement of the deck and protective traffic barriers. The structure will be closed to traffic during construction and vehicles will be detoured. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Jones Falls Large Diameter Sewer Rehabilitation Project—The Department of Public Works has begun a large diameter sewer rehabilitation project, which includes relining from an area north of Timonium Road to the Beltway. The job is expected to take about 12 months and include lines near School Lane and Burton Avenue. It is now 37 percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Springdale Water Tank—Public Works is repainting the elevated Springdale Water Tank at 906 Old Bosley Road in Cockeysville. Work on the tank, which has a capacity of 1,000,000 gallons, began last September and is 98 percent complete. The tank is now being refilled. The finished project is expected to costs about $800,000. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Water Main Replacement on York Road—Baltimore County is replacing a water main on York Road between Padonia Road and Wight Avenue. Contractors are replacing an old cast-iron main built in the 1930s, which has failed frequently in the past decade. The project, which began last July and will cost about $14,000,000, is expected to take about two years to complete. It is 40 percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@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 more than two years ago. The bridge is scheduled to be repaired and County engineers are scoping out options. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Gores Mill Road Bridges—Concrete 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 2017 and three have been completed. Bridge B-0346 should be completed by this summer. The total cost is $3,600,000 and is now 80 percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 4

  • Old Court Road Bridge Rehabilitation—Baltimore County will rehabilitate the Old Court Road Bridge (B-0237) over Bens Run beginning early this summer. The project, which will take about a year to complete and cost $2 million, will include replacing beams and sidewalks. During construction traffic will be maintained. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering, Department of Public Works at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Owings Mills Reservoir—Baltimore County is painting the outside of the Owings Mills reservoir. The project, costing approximately $550,000, began last summer and is about 80 percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 5

  • Water Improvements on Forge Road—Baltimore County will begin work on 2.64 miles of water line replacement on Forge Road. The $3,000,000 project is scheduled to begin in October. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Campus Hills Pumping Station Improvements—Public Works is improving the Campus Hills Sewage Pumping Station at 1002 Southwick Court in Campus Hills. Work on the $2,500,000 project began last September and is 51 percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Stoneleigh–Anneslie Storm Water Project—Baltimore County is addressing storm runoff concerns in the Stoneleigh–Anneslie community east of York Road. County engineers are designing a solution to update the 100-year-old drainage system that is currently serving the community. Baltimore County has earmarked $1,000,000 for the project. Construction is expected to begin this summer. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Water Line Replacement in Campus Hills—Baltimore County is replacing an existing eight-inch diameter cast-iron pipe in the Campus Hills area. The project began in June 2018 and is about 70 percent complete. The project will cost $2,500,000. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Water Line Rehabilitation of the Towson Fourth System—The Department of Public Works is replacing water lines in several areas: Joppa Road between Old Harford Road and Drumwood Road, Oakleigh Road between Joppa Road and White Oak Road, and Satyr Hill Road from Lowell Ridge Road to Harford Road. The project began in February 2018 and is expected to be completed this spring. It is expected to cost $6,700,000. It is 94 percent complete. For information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Jones Falls Structural Sewer Rehabilitation Phase 1—Baltimore County began rehabilitating 66,000 feet of sewer line in July 2017 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 99 percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Fullerton Reservoirs—The County’s contractor broke ground on February 7, 2017 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 85 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 engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov or call 410-887-3783.

Council District 6

  • Water Project on Back River Neck Road—Baltimore County is replacing 9,832 feet of cast-iron water pipe on Back River Neck Road from Hyde Park Road to Mizells Road starting in July. The old pipe, prone to frequent breaks and dating from the 1930s, will be replaced with ductile iron pipe. The project, costing about $4,015,000, is expected to be completed by the spring of 2020. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Harewood Park Sewer Pumping Station—Baltimore County has begun renovating the Harewood Park Sewer Pumping Station at 12901 Princeton Road in Chase. Work on the $3,300,000 project officially began in July 2018 and will take about a year to complete. It is now 29 percent complete. For more information contact the Bureau of Engineering, engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Water Improvements in Victory Villa—Baltimore County is investing $2,500,000 in the Victory Villa area to replace aging cast-iron water pipes in order to improve water quality, reliability and fire protection. The work, which began in January and will take about a year, will replace 9,700 feet of six-inch and eight-inch diameter cast-iron line. The project is 85 percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.      

  • Campbell Boulevard—Baltimore County is extending Campbell Boulevard from Bird River Road to Foxleigh Way. Construction of the $5,000,000 project began last October and is expected to take about a year and a half to complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Fullerton Reservoirs—The County’s contractor broke ground on February 7, 2017 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 85 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 engineering@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 by late 2020. This bridge will be part of the future Campbell Boulevard Corridor. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 7

  • Three New Alleys—Baltimore County is replacing alleys on Eastern Boulevard, Gough Street and Wise Avenue. Construction began in mid-April on this $160,000 project. For more information, contact the Department of Public Works at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Rettman Lane Pumping Station Improvements—Public Works is improving the Rettman Lane Sewage Pumping Station at 1913 Rettman Lane in Stanbrook. Work began on the $2,000,000 project in August and is now about 72 percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Sewer Upgrade in Dundalk—Baltimore County has begun upgrading sewer lines on six residential streets in Dundalk: Dunmanway, Baybriar Road, Sollers Point Road, Merritt Boulevard, Merritt Point Road and Meadow Way. The project is 71 percent complete. County engineers anticipate some traffic congestion during construction.  For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Marine Oaks Pumping Station—Baltimore County is upgrading the Marine Oaks Sewer Pumping Station in Essex. The improvements to the station are estimated to cost $1,584,537 and will take about a year to complete. Work began in January 2018 and is 85 percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

 
Revised May 24, 2019         

 

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