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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

  • 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 10 percent complete and is expected to be finished in the spring of next year. The old pipe dates from 1950. The new pipe will cost $400,000.  For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Patapsco Sewer Shed Basin 33 Relief Sewer—Public Works recently began construction on a new sewer line south of I-70 in the Patapsco State Park. The project, which will take a year to complete, will cost $10,967,777. It is 39 percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • 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 and is now about 37 percent complete. 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 be completed before the end of the summer. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 2

  • Pedestrian Study for Pikesville—Baltimore County has hired a consultant to perform a desk audit in Pikesville to assess pedestrian conditions and to learn if improvements can and should be made to enhance traffic engineering design for walkers, bicyclists and drivers. The consultant will be reviewing accident histories. Field data collection, delayed by COVID-19, is expected to take several months and to begin in the fall if schools reopen. The examination will include all facets of traffic control including signals and crosswalks, and will take note of bicycle and pedestrian movements. One of the goals of the study is to create a context in which to safely coordinate crosswalks with present and future traffic conditions.

  • Water Line on Falls Road—The Department of Public Works plans to replace 11,000 feet of water line on Falls Road between the Beltway and the City line. The project, which will cost approximately $14 million, will be advertised this fall for construction in early 2021. The replacement of the line, parts of which are more than 90 years old, 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 and provided to all property owners in the project limits. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@Baltimore.

  • Deck Replacement on Circle Road Bridge—Baltimore County’s contractors will begin work on the Circle Road Bridge over Roland Run in early summer. Construction was scheduled to start before the New Year, but was delayed to correct a problem with the decking material. Construction is expected to take about four weeks and traffic will not be interrupted during the work. Circle Road was in the news six years ago when the County replaced structural beams and when traffic was intermittently restricted during construction hours. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Water in the Dumbarton Neighborhood of Pikesville—Baltimore County is relining and cleaning more than 16,000 feet of water line in 27 streets in Dumbarton. The project, managed in two phases, is about 50 percent complete and will cost $4,200,000. Work is still on hold because of COVID-19. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 3

  • Phoenix Road Bridge—Baltimore City’s Phoenix Road Bridge (BC6507) over Gunpowder Falls and the NCR Trail, will be replaced. The federally-funded project is anticipated within two years. Detours will be established and announced by Baltimore City as the project approaches its start.

  • Sewer Pumping Station in Cockeysville—Baltimore County is modernizing the Cockeysville Pumping Station beginning in April. Modifications will take about a year and a half to complete and will cost $5,215,000. The project is now eight percent complete. 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 in July 2018, will cost about $14,000,000, and is expected to take about two years to complete. It is 93 percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 4

  • Ridge Road Repairs—Baltimore County will repair Ridge Road between Dogwood Road and Old Court Road beginning in August. The road, which is adjacent to Bens Run, has been damaged and requires a storm drain repair. The project, which will be finished by December, will require the contractor to close the road for four weeks. The reconstruction is expected to cost about $230,000. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • 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–Reisterstown area, is now 35 percent complete and is scheduled to be finished by the spring of 2021. The cost is about $9,000,000. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Old Court Road Bridge Rehabilitation—Baltimore County will rehabilitate the Old Court Road Bridge over Bens Run (B-0237) near Northwest Hospital later this year. The project, which will take about a year to complete and cost $2,000,000, will include replacing beams and sidewalks. During construction traffic will be maintained. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Council District 5

  • Water Line Replacement in Towson—Baltimore County is replacing 18 feet of old, cast iron water main in Fairmount Avenue, between York and Bosley Roads, with a new, 24-inch diameter line. The work includes the installation of a new valve and should begin in the summer. The project, which will cost $2.4 million, should be completed by the early spring of 2021. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Water Project in Carney—Baltimore County is replacing 1,000 feet of old, cast iron water pipe at Waltham Woods Road and Summit Avenue which has been breaking with regularity. The new line, which will be 16-inches in diameter, will cost $750,000. Work is 95 percent complete and still on hold due to COVID-19. Water line tie-ins to customers are scheduled to begin on July 9. Customers have been notified. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Towson Sidewalk Improvements—In cooperation with the Towson Row development, the Department of Public Works is improving sidewalks on Chesapeake Avenue between Washington Avenue and York Road. The work will be complete by the fall of 2021. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Water Improvements on Forge Road—Baltimore County is replacing 2.64 miles of water line on Forge Road, between Belair Road and Gaylord Street. The $3 million project, replacing the old 12-inch diameter cast iron pipes, began in November 2019 and is scheduled to be completed this fall. It is now 60 percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Stoneleigh–Anneslie Storm Water Project—Baltimore County is addressing storm runoff concerns in the Stoneleigh–Anneslie community and updating the 100-year-old drainage system. Baltimore County earmarked $1 million for the project in 2018. A system was designed last year and the County's contractor began work in early February with the relocation of water lines. Work was halted in the spring because of COVID-19, but is resuming with the installation of pipes and manholes on Kingston Road, Wardman Avenue, Marlborough Road, Avondale Road and a part of Regester Avenue. Water line relocations began on July 28. Working hours, traffic changes and parking impacts will be announced as the job progresses. 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 was expected to be completed in spring 2019. It is expected to cost $6,700,000. For information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Fullerton Reservoirs—The three-year long construction on the Fullerton Reservoirs costing $80,100,000, is currently 98 percent complete. Crews are currently building an ancillary building to facilitate water chlorination. We have 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

  • 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. This $6.5 million project is anticipated to begin in the fall or early 2021. The old 12-inch cast iron line, which goes back to 1923, had become prone to breakage. It will be replaced with a 24-inch diameter line which should improve reliability, system hydraulics and fire protection along the Belair Road corridor. When work begins, construction will take place between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. Ingress and egress will be coordinated and provided to all property owners within the project limits. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.

  • Hyde Park Pumping Station—The Department of Public Works is improving the Hyde Park station located near Back River and Muddy Gut. The improvements will cost $2,669,230 and be finished in 2021. Work began in January and is now 17 percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

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

  • Water on King Avenue—Baltimore County is investing $2 million on King Avenue between Babikow Road and Philadelphia Road. Crews will install 6,500 feet of new, 12-inch diameter water line, which will replace an old pipe that has broken frequently. The project began in April and is 90 percent complete. Construction is expected to impact traffic. The road will carry single-lane traffic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Bauernschmidt Manor Pumping Station—Upgrades to the Bauernschmidt Sewage Pumping Station began last July and will be finished this summer. It is now 80 percent complete and expected to cost $2,137,554. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • New Water Mains for Parkville—Baltimore County will install more than four miles of new water mains in Parkville. The new ductile iron pipes will be located in an area bounded by Perring Parkway, Taylor Avenue, Harford Road and the Baltimore City line. The $5.6 million project includes the reinstallation and relocation of 705 water service connections to water customers. It is now 50 percent complete. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • 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. Work began in October 2019. The old pipe, prone to frequent breaks and dating from the 1930s, will be replaced with ductile iron pipe. The project, costing about $4,150,000, is expected to be completed by this fall. It is now 90 percent complete. 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 $3.3 million project officially began in July 2018. It is now 97 percent complete and take about a year to complete. For more information contact the Bureau of Engineering, engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Fullerton Reservoirs—The Department of Public Works is completing the three Fullerton Reservoirs located within the area bounded by Ridge Road, Bucks School House Road and Perry Hall Boulevard. Construction is expected to take about three years and cost $80,100,000. The project is currently 98 percent complete. We have 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 2023. Negotiations with CSX have added to the length of the project. 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

  • New Water Lines on Eastern Avenue—Baltimore County is replacing old cast iron water lines on Eastern Avenue (which have failed frequently) between Back River Bridge and Riverside Drive. Work on the new 24-inch mains began in mid-January and is expected to be completed this summer. It is 75 percent complete. The cost is expected to be $3 million. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

  • Blenhurst Pumping Station—The Department of Public Works has started a major renovation of the Blenhurst Sewage Pumping Station at 8345 Bletzer Road. The project, now 87 percent complete, will cost $2,633,500 and was expected to be finished by December 2019. For more information, contact the Bureau of Engineering at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

 
Revised July 24, 2020         

 

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