Business, Education, Politics, Traffic

Parking lot expansion under way at Gunpowder Elementary School

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The long-awaited expansion of the Gunpowder Elementary School parking lot is now under way. Councilman David Marks shared photos of the expansion work “in progress” on Thursday. “When schools reopen, this (expansion) should alleviate the persistent parking issues in this area – one of the key priorities identified by the task force I created to improve mobility near Klausmier …


Business, Education, Politics, Traffic

Marks, Henn: Board approves contract to expand parking lot at Gunpowder Elementary School

UPDATE: The parking lot expansion is now under way. Original story below… —— PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Board of Education member Julie Henn on Tuesday announced the approval of the contract to expand the parking lot at Gunpowder Elementary School. The Board of Education approved the contract at its May 5th meeting. Construction will occur this summer. Monumental Paving and …


New traffic light to be activated in Perry Hall

PERRY HALL, MD—After more than one year of planning and discussion, a new traffic signal will soon go live in Perry Hall. On Monday, December 9, the Maryland State Highway Administration Elwood activate a new traffic light at the intersection of Belair Road and Klausmier Road. The intersection has been called one of the most dangerous in Perry Hall. The …

Councilman Marks: Klausmier Road traffic light to be installed by end of 2019

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The new traffic light at Klausmier Road and Belair Road should be installed in either November or December, Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Thursday. “When the Klaumeier Farm development was proposed, I created a task force to examine ways to improve mobility in that part of Perry Hall,” Councilman Marks said. “Every single recommendation is being implemented. …

Perry Hall speed bumps scheduled for September construction

PERRY HALL, MD – Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Thursday that construction of two traffic calming projects should be complete in early September. A speed bump will be constructed on Manorfield Road near the Hallfield Manor Road intersection, and six speed bumps are planned on Klausmier Road. The combined cost of both projects is about $30,000. “Traffic calming …

Councilman Marks to propose digital speed signs to calm problem areas

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Wednesday a new proposal to help tackle the epidemic of speeding plaguing many local neighborhoods. As speed bumps are not practical for many communities, Councilman Marks is working with the County Executive’s staff to determine whether digital speed signs, or Driver Feedback Signs, will serve to effectively slow speeders. The …

Councilman Marks releases plans for Klausmier Road traffic calming

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Tuesday released the approved plans for traffic calming on Klausmier Road in Perry Hall. Speed bumps will be constructed this summer along this major residential corridor in western Perry Hall. The total cost for the project will be $25,000. More than 75 percent of residents signed the petition in favor of …

Councilman Marks: traffic calming coming to Klausmier Road

UPDATE: Full details of the traffic calming plan have been released – click here for details. Original story below… —— PERRY HALL, MD – Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Friday that six speed bumps would be constructed along Perry Hall’s Klausmier Road this summer. The traffic calming project will cost about $25,000, and was approved following a neighborhood …