Police/Fire, Traffic

Fire at Overlea computer store snarls Friday morning traffic

OVERLEA, MD—Crews responded to a commercial fire in Overlea on Friday morning. The fire was reported on Belair Road just inside the beltway at around 9 a.m. Officials say the blaze broke out at a computer store and was quickly contained. Belair Road was briefly shut down in both directions between Fullerton Avenue and Henry Avenue. No injuries were reported …


Business, Traffic

Work begins on Belair Road water line replacement

OVERLEA, MD—Baltimore County recently began replacing almost a mile of water line on Belair Road between the Baltimore City line and Fowler Avenue. The $6.5 million project will replace an old, 12-inch diameter, cast iron pipe with a larger, 24-inch diameter line. The old pipe dates from 1923 and has been prone to frequent breaks in recent years, according to …


Belair Road to remain closed until Tuesday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Repairs were still being made on a ruptured water main along Belair Road on Sunday afternoon. The busy thoroughfare has been shut down from Necker Avenue to Klosterman Avenue since Thursday, after a 12-inch diameter main ruptured, leaving approximately 200 customers without service. Contractors now say they hope to have Belair Road reopened to traffic by Tuesday. Crews are …

Belair Road to remain closed throughout weekend for water main repairs

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Belair Road will likely remain closed through the weekend due to the recent water main break. At just after 8 p.m. on Thursday night, the State Highway Administration reported that Belair Road had been shut down in both directions from Necker Avenue to Klosterman Avenue, as a 12-inch diameter main had ruptured, leaving approximately 200 customers without service. A …

Councilman Marks: Private contractor now at site of Belair Road water main break

UPDATE: Belair Road will likely remain closed through the weekend for repairs to the water main. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD–Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Friday morning confirmed that a private contractor is now at the site of the Belair Road water main break. On Thursday night, the rupture forced the closure of Belair Road in both directions …

Belair Road shut down due to Perry Hall water main break

UPDATE 5: Contractors hope to have Belair Road reopened by Tuesday, January 12th. UPDATE 4: Belair Road will likely remain closed through the weekend for repairs to the water main. UPDATE 3: A private contractor is now on-siteprivate contractor is now on-site. UPDATE 2: The Department of Public Works reports that the break is on Olde Forge Lane (21236). A …

Vehicle overturns in Perry Hall crash

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Tuesday afternoon crash on Belair Road. The crash was reported at around 4:30 p.m. along northbound Belair Road in Perry Hall. One vehicle flipped over as a result of the crash. Northbound Belair Road is currently shut down at Joppa Road. There has been no word on any injuries. Motorists should use …

Belair Road shut down due to crash in Fullerton

UPDATE: Belair Road has now been shut down in both directions. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Tuesday afternoon crash in Nottingham/Fullerton. The crash was reported at just after 1 p.m. at the intersection of Belair Road and Putty Hill Avenue (21236). All northbound lanes along northbound Belair Road are shut down at Putty …