Emergency Response, Government, Traffic

DPW: water main repaired, Belair Road still closed

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 as a result of the rupture. Water service should be restored shortly …


Government, Traffic

Belair Road shut down in Overlea

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 to an water main break at the scene. The Department of Public …


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 …