Emergency Response, Government, Traffic

DPW: water main repaired, Belair Road still closed

UPDATE: Belair Road has been reopened to traffic. Original story below… —— OVERLEA, MD – A busy Overlea thoroughfare remained closed on Tuesday morning in the wake of a major water main break. The Department of Public Works says that the water main has now been repaired along Belair Road. BGE has also repaired the gas line that was damaged …


Business, Government, Science

Baltimore City, County to initiate review of water delivery system

TOWSON, MD – Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced on Monday that Baltimore City and Baltimore County would jointly initiate a comprehensive review of the business processes that govern the water delivery system that serves both jurisdictions. Residents of both jurisdictions receive water through a system managed by the Baltimore City Department of …


Belair Road shut down in Overlea

UPDATE: Belair Road has been reopened to traffic. Original story below… —— OVERLEA, MD – Commuters in the Overlea area should be aware of an important road closure. At about 5:15 p.m. on Monday, the Maryland State Highway Administration reported that Belair Road had been shut down in both directions between Northern Parkway and Taylor Avenue. The closure is due …

Perry Hall water main break causes sinkhole

PERRY HALL, MD – Crews are on the scene after a water main break in Perry Hall led to a small sinkhole. The rupture occurred on Sunday afternoon in the 4600-block of Silver Spring Road between Perry Hall Boulevard and Honeygo Boulevard. Photos circulating online on Monday morning showed that a small sinkhole had opened up along Silver Spring Road …