Emergency Response, Government, Traffic

Water main break, sinkhole reported in Essex

UPDATE: A large sinkhole has formed on Foxcroft Lane. Motorists should avoid the area. Original story below… —— A water main break in the Essex area has left some residents without service. The Department of Public Works reports that an eight-inch main has ruptured in the 900-block of Foxcroft Lane (21221). Advertisement Approximately fifty residents and one hydrant are without …


Baltimore County launches BaltCoBike 2030 initiative

Baltimore County Executive Don Mohler has announced a plan to jump-start the development of new bike trails and bike lanes linking neighborhoods, parks, and schools in and around Baltimore County. This funding initiative supports a county-wide master planning process for improving bicycle and pedestrian access and safety intended to add to the livability and sustainability of Baltimore County communities. ‚ÄúPeople …

Water main break reported in Perry Hall

Image via Councilman David Marks A water main break in Perry Hall has left several residents without service. The Department of Public Works says a 12-inch main has ruptured in the 9300-block of Snyder Lane (21128). Several customer are without water and repair crews have been dispatched. “I have been in touch with county and city public officials about restoring …

Water mains rupture in Middle River, Essex

A pair of water mains have ruptured, leaving several local residents without service. The Department of Public Works reports that a ten-inch main has ruptured in the 7200-block of Golden Ring Road in Essex (21221). Twelve customers and two hydrants are without service. An eight-inch main has also ruptured in the 1000-block of Ramble Run Road in Middle River (21220). …

20K gallons of sewage spill into Herring Run tributary

The Baltimore County Department of Public Works has reported a sanitary sewer overflow near the Nottingham area. Approximately 20,500 gallons of sewage was leaked at Glendale Park, located west of Loch Raven Boulevard and south of Taylor Avenue (21239). The release was discovered at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 29, and was stopped 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 30. …