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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.

For more information about the projects below, email engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov and include the name of the project as it appears below as the subject line of your email.

Council District 1

Cedar Branch North Fork Relief Sewer

Baltimore County started work in February on the Cedar Branch North Fork Relief Sewer, located in the area of Johnnycake Road, off of Rolling Road. Construction of the 5,200 feet of 12-inch diameter pipe will cost $3.4 million. The project will take 14 months and is about 32 percent complete. 

Water Main Replacement on Johnnycake Road

Baltimore County is replacing 11,500 feet of eight-inch water main on Johnnycake Road south of I-70. Preliminary work began in October and is 45 percent complete. The project is expected to be finished in two years. Crews have installed a bypass. The cost is $3,152,179.

Sewer Rehabilitation in Catonsville

Baltimore County is rehabilitating more than 60,000 feet of sanitary sewer line in Catonsville. Work started in late August and is 70 percent complete. The cleaning and lining project is expected to be finished before the end of next year and will cost $4 million. Crews from the County's contractor (SAK Construction) will be working in the neighborhood east of North Rolling Road and south of the Baltimore National Pike (Route 40) in Catonsville. Residents can expect minimal, short-term disturbance as work proceeds and may be asked to move parked vehicles or reduce their waste water discharge for a few hours while sewer pipes are being relined.

Water Main Replacement on Maiden Choice Lane and Kenwood Avenue 

Baltimore County is replacing 7,000 feet of failing, cast-iron water main at two locations: Maiden Choice Lane (between Kenwood Avenue and Wilkens Avenue) and Kenwood Avenue (between Maiden Choice and Wilkens Avenue). The new 12-inch and eight-inch diameter lines will cost $2.3 million. The project is about 85 percent finished. Water shutdowns have been scheduled in July to allow for the continuation of work.

Lower Powder Mill Interceptor Rehabilitation

Baltimore County began the rehabilitation of the Lower Powder Mill Sewer Interceptor in April 2021. The line is 5,535 feet long and the project is expected to take more than a year. The estimated cost is $4,625,368 and it is about 92 percent finished. Much of the relining has been completed. The contractor is currently doing preliminary work while waiting for materials.

Washington Boulevard Water Main

Baltimore County is replacing an old 16-inch diameter water main on Washington Boulevard (between Clark Boulevard and the CSX railroad tracks) which has been prone to breaking. The project (1,200 feet of new pipe) is about 95 percent complete. The old pipe dates from 1950; the new pipe will cost $400,000.

Powder Mill Relief Sewer

Baltimore County is investing $4,627,585 to improve the sewer system from Liberty Road to Gwynndale Avenue. Work began in September 2019 and is about 95 percent complete. Work is currently on hold until the Lower Powder Mill project is completed and releasing construction crews to complete road work. 

Council District 2

Reisterstown Road Water Main Project Phase III

Baltimore County has begun a major water main project, replacing 16,000 feet of line in Reisterstown Road. The three miles of new, 16 and 20 inch diameter line is now 30 percent complete and is scheduled to be finished in the spring of 2024. 

Alley Construction Coming

Baltimore County began constructing three alleys in Pikesville for residents on Colonial Road, Howard Avenue and Salem Court during the first week of March. Colonial Road has been completed. The construction will be 2,840 feet long and will cost $293,074. The project is now 90 percent complete. All three alleys should be finished by summer. During alley construction residents will be notified about temporary changes to trash and recycling collection.

Pedestrian Study for Pikesville

The Pikesville Pedestrian Study has been completed. The study assesses pedestrian conditions and develops designs to accommodate walkers, drivers and cyclists.  Recommendations have been categorized into short, medium and long term solutions. They are being reviewed to determine feasibility of costs and implementation. DPWT expects to implement some short-term recommendations suggested from the Pedestrian Study this summer. These recommendations include clearing roadside growth to permit greater sight distance, upgrading sidewalks and installing some new sidewalks for Stevenson Road.

Water Line Construction on Falls Road

The Department of Public Works and Transportation is replacing more than 11,000 feet of water line on Falls Road between the Baltimore City line and Brightfield Road near I-695. The project will cost approximately $10.5 million and is now two percent complete. The project will take two years to complete. The replacement of the 90-year-old line sections will improve the reliability of the system. Much of the construction will be done between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. and ingress and egress will be coordinated with property owners. Falls Road will not be closed during construction, but there will be some lane closures during the day to accommodate construction schedules. Falls Road carries about 18,000 cars daily. There will be traffic delays.

Council District 3

Sewer Relining Project in Carney, Perry Hall and Towson

The Department of Public Works and Transportation started an extensive sewer relining project (including manholes) in Carney, Perry Hall and Towson in May (the Gunpowder Project). It's 70 percent complete. Most of the 67,000 feet of sewer line has been lined. More than 12 miles of sanitary sewer pipe will be relined during the next year. The manhole work remains to be done. The project will cost about $5.8 million. Most of the work will be below ground with minimal impacts to communities. However, with any project of this scale, there may be some traffic or parking issues and occasional chemical odors.

Sewer Pumping Station in Cockeysville

Baltimore County is modernizing the Cockeysville Pumping Station. Work began in April 2020. Modifications have taken a year to finish and will cost $5,215,000. The project is 98 percent complete.

Council District 4

Bridge Repair, Old Court Road Bridge B-0109

Baltimore County has started repairs to Bridge B-0109 (Old Court Road over Scotts Level Branch). The work is now 65 percent complete and expected to be finished in late July or early August. The project will replace the roadway surface and some substructure. Repairs to the two-lane concrete slab bridge are expected to take six months and cost $700,000. The road will not be closed during construction.

New Water Line on Reisterstown Road

Baltimore County is installing a new 36-inch diameter water line on Reisterstown Road between Rosewood Avenue and Pleasant Hill Road. Work on the new supply main, designed to serve the Owings Mills and Reisterstown area, is 99 percent complete. Tie-ins to the line remain to be completed. The cost is about $9 million.

Rehabilitation for Old Court Road Bridge

Baltimore County will begin rehabilitating the Old Court Road Bridge (50 feet long) over Bens Run (Bridge B-0237) near Northwest Hospital in March. Substructure repairs have begun. The project will cost $2 million and will include replacing beams and sidewalks. The project is now 70 percent complete. Completion is expected to be completed by the end of September, ahead of earlier estimates. Traffic will be maintained during construction.

Council District 5

Water Project to Begin in Perry Hall

Baltimore County will begin replacing 4,000 feet of water line in parts of Seven Courts Drive, Proctor Lane and Gunview Road. Work began in late February and is 65 percent complete. Contractors will replace "four-to 24-inch" diameter pre-stressed concrete pipe with ductile-iron pipe in a project which will take between three and six months to complete and will cost $1.5 million. Residents will be kept informed by the contractor regarding temporary water shutoffs and parking changes needed to facilitate progress. Driving lanes disturbed by construction will be resurfaced at the end of the job.

Sewer Relining Project in Carney, Perry Hall and Towson

The Department of Public Works and Transportation began an extensive sewer relining project in Carney, Perry Hall and Towson in May. It's 70 percent complete. More than 12 miles of sanitary sewer pipe will be relined during the next year and a half. The project will cost about $5.8 million. Most of the work will be below ground with minimal impacts to communities. However, with any project of this scale, there may be some traffic or parking issues and occasional chemical odors.

Council District 6

Red House Run Structural Sewer Rehabilitation

Baltimore County has started a major sewer rehabilitation project consisting of 15 miles of sewer line in the Overlea and Rosedale areas. Work on the $4.7 million project began in June and is expected to take a year and a half to complete. It should be finished by the end of 2023. The Red House Run Structural Sewer rehabilitation project is part of the County's Consent Decree, its agreement with the EPA to improve the entire sanitary system.

Bird River Channel Improvements

Baltimore County plans to begin dredging on October 18, 2021 parts of Bird River in an area between Iron Point on the east and Light Woods Creek on the west. The County's contractor will dredge 4,008 cubic yards of material from the river over the course of two seasons. The project is 50 percent complete and is estimated to cost $830,000. The work was shut down from March until the fall, in compliance with environmental regulations governing fish spawning.

Water Main at Seneca Point

Baltimore County is installing 1,600 feet of 12-inch diameter water main at Seneca Point along Red Rose Farm Road and Bogart Road. The project will cost $647,777. The project will take six months to complete and is now 75 percent complete. The main line is in and crews are flushing the line.

Parkville: East Branch Herring Run Relief Sewer

The Herring Run Relief Sewer, begun in February 2020, will take two years to complete. It is now 88 percent complete. The project involves two tunnels and consists of more than 11,000 feet of new pipe and 28 manholes. Crews will work on Taylor Avenue, Wendover Avenue, Birmingham Avenue, Aiken Avenue, Oakleigh Road, Darlington Drive and Queen Anne Drive. 

Sewer Relining Project in Carney, Perry Hall and Towson

The Department of Public Works and Transportation began an extensive sewer relining project in Carney, Perry Hall and Towson in May. It's 70 percent complete. More than 12 miles of sanitary sewer pipe will be relined during the next year and a half. The project will cost about $5.8 million. Most of the work will be below ground with minimal impacts to communities. However, with any project of this scale, there may be some traffic or parking issues and occasional chemical odors.

Essex Structural Sewer Rehabilitation

Baltimore County is investing $4.4 million into structurally rehabilitating sewer lines in Essex in the area of Eastern Boulevard, Mace Avenue and Riverside Drive. The County's contractor will line almost 15 miles of sewer pipe (eight, 12, 15 and 18-inch diameter conduits) during the next year. The project is about 72 percent complete.

Belair Road Water Line Replacement

Baltimore County is replacing 5,200 feet of water line on Belair Road between the City line and Fowler Avenue. The old 12-inch cast-iron line, which dates back to 1923, was prone to breaking. It is being replaced with a 24-inch diameter line that should improve reliability, system hydraulics and fire protection along the Belair Road corridor. Milling the road metal and repaving started at the end of May and is continuing on the North-bound lane with milling, patching and concrete work. Crews will need one more month to complete the job and should finish at the end of July. This $6.5 million project is 96 percent complete and was expected to be finished in early 2022. Construction is scheduled between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. Ingress and egress are coordinated and provided to all property owners and residents within the project limits.

Hyde Park Pumping Station

The Department of Public Works and Transportation is improving the Hyde Park Sewage Pumping Station located near Back River and Muddy Gut. The improvements will cost $2,669,230 and will be finished this year. Work began in January 2020 and is 97 percent complete. It is in final completion.

Brien Run Sewer Rehabilitation

Public Works is rehabilitating sewer lines in the Brien Run area south of Pulaski Highway. The project, anticipated to cost $7 million, began in March 2020 and is 98 percent finished. Inspectors are working on the punch list.

Bauernschmidt Manor Pumping Station

Upgrades to the Bauernschmidt Manor Sewage Pumping Station began in July 2019 and were expected to be finished during the summer of 2020, but delayed due to supply problems caused by COVID-19. The project will cost $2,137,554 and is in the final completion stage.

Harewood Park Sewer Pumping Station

Baltimore County is renovating the Harewood Park Sewer Pumping Station at 12901 Princeton Road in Chase. Work on the $3.3 million project began in July 2018 and is now in the final completion stage.

Mohrs Lane Bridge

The Mohrs Lane Bridge (Bridge B-0143) over the CSX Railroad, north of Pulaski Highway, was closed in 2007 because of structural deterioration. Demolition was completed by CSX in 2011 at no cost to Baltimore County, which assumed ownership and plans to rebuild the span. A new bridge is currently being designed and the design should be completed in early 2023. It will then be advertised for construction in the summer of 2023. This bridge will be part of the future Campbell Boulevard Corridor.

Council District 7

Red House Run Structural Sewer Rehabilitation

Baltimore County has started a major sewer rehabilitation project consisting of 15 miles of sewer line in the Overlea and Rosedale areas. Work on the $4.7 million project began in June and is expected to take a year and a half to complete. It should be finished by the end of 2023. The Red House Run Structural Sewer rehabilitation project is part of the County's Consent Decree, it's agreement with the EPA to improve the entire sanitary system.

Millers Island Sewage Pumping Station

Baltimore County is progressing on a $3 million renovation of the Millers Island Sewage Pumping Station at 8819 Millers Island Road 21219. A sewer bypass was installed on October 22, 2021 in preparation for the project which includes electrical and mechanical work in addition to a new roof and generator. The renovation of this two-pump station is expected to be completed this year. The project is 80 percent complete.

Turkey Point Pumping Station Rehabilitation

Baltimore County began renovating Turkey Point Sewage Pumping Station. The project is 96 percent complete and expected to be finished in June. The cost is $3.2 million.

Bread and Cheese Sewer Improvements

Baltimore County started relining 26,000 feet of eight-inch diameter sewer pipe in the Bread and Cheese Creek area. The improvement project is 97 percent complete. Some additional work was recently added to the contract. The project will cost $2.25 million when complete.

Saint Helena Water Main Project

Baltimore County will begin replacing 13,600 feet of failing cast iron water pipe this fall on Saint Helena Avenue (from the City Line to Dundalk Avenue) and in the area between Oak Avenue and Maple Avenue. The project will cost $5.5 million and be completed by the fall of this year. Crews began working following mobilization in February and is now 30 percent complete.

Gray Manor Sewer Shed Structural Rehabilitation

Baltimore County contractors began an extensive rehabilitation of the Gray Manor Sewer Shed in mid-December 2020. Crews will reline 37,369 feet of eight-inch and 36-inch sewer pipe in a project that is anticipated to take more than a year. The project is now 95 percent complete. 

 
Revised June 27, 2022         

 

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