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Councilman Marks: Construction to begin on Joppa Road bridge next week

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Tuesday announced that crews will mobilize at the Joppa Road bridge in Perry Hall the week of November 8th to start replacing the structure. The bridge has been closed for repairs since January. Bearing assemblies and precast concrete slab units will be delivered, and installation will begin immediately. Baltimore County officials expect …


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Councilman Marks: Joppa Road bridge construction to conclude by end of November

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Thursday passed along an update on the Joppa Road bridge project. The project has been delayed due to material shortages impacting construction projects across the United States. The update sent to Councilman Marks reads as follows: “At this time we are still anticipating material deliveries by early November which would result in …


Councilman Marks shares update from Baltimore County on Joppa Road bridge

PERRY HALL, MD—Councilman David Marks on Thursday shared the following update on the Joppa Road bridge from the county bridge team: “Progress on the Bridge No. B-0545 Joppa Road project is being made and we are hopeful to have it re-opened to traffic in mid-October,” the update stated. “The precast concrete beams have been ordered and currently we are reviewing …

Councilman Marks provides update on Joppa Road bridge delays

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Wednesday shared the following email from the Deputy Director of the Department of Public Works and Transportation regarding the Joppa Road bridge repair delays: “Councilman Marks, I’ve had a lot of internal conversations with DPWT on the bridge that is currently closed on Joppa Road by Honeygo Elementary School. The bridge was closed …

Reopening of Joppa Road Bridge delayed

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Councilman David Marks on Thursday provided an update on the reopening of the Joppa Road Bridge. Baltimore County officials now advise that the bridge will now likely be reopened in August. Officials say the extended duration is due to workload constraints, labor and material availability, and a more complicated design than originally anticipated. The county’s bridge maintenance contractor will …

Councilman Marks: Joppa Road reopening still planned for July

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Monday evening announced that the Joppa Road bridge near Honeygo Elementary School is still set for a reopening in July. Over the past two months, the existing top portions of the bridge have been removed. County engineers have surveyed the exposed portions of the structure that are to be re-used, and now …

Dedication ceremony held at Nottingham bridge in honor of local heroes

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A dedication ceremony was held in Nottingham on Saturday morning to honor two local heroes. The bridge located at White Marsh Boulevard and Belair Road (8200 Belair Road) was dedicated to the memories Sergeant Eric M. Houck and Staff Sergeant Christopher O. Moudry. Sgt. Houck, a Perry Hall native and graduate of Perry Hall High School, was killed in …

Councilman Marks provides update on Joppa Road bridge

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Friday provided an update on the replacement of the East Joppa Road bridge in Perry Hall. “Public Works will begin work the Joppa Road bridge over Honeygo Run which was closed in late January,” said Councilman Marks. “The first order of work will be to remove the deteriorated top portions of the …