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Gunpowder Falls tunnel expected to open by Labor Day

KINGSVILLE, MD—Perry Hall’s county and state legislators have confirmed that the pedestrian tunnel at Gunpowder Falls State Park should be opened by Labor Day weekend, weather permitting. Baltimore County Councilman David Marks, Senator J.B. Jennings, and Delegates Kathy Szeliga & Lauren Arikan shared this message from Wendy Wolcott, District Engineer at Maryland State Highway Administration: “Thank you for your email …


Politics, Traffic

Councilman Marks: traffic improvements planned at Perring Parkway and Satyr Hill Road

PARKVILLE, MD – Councilman David Marks announced on Friday that improvements will be made to the intersection of Perring Parkway and Satyr Hill Road to improve mobility at this busy Parkville intersection. Councilman Marks and Senator Chris West heard from many local homeowners about the need for changes in this area. Councilman Marks recently received a letter from Maryland State …


Marks, Cluster, Miele: Planning underway to relieve congestion at busy White Marsh intersection

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks and Delegates Joe Cluster and Christian Miele announced on Monday that the State Highway Administration would advance a plan to reduce congestion at the intersection of White Marsh Boulevard and Honeygo Boulevard. In response to Councilman Marks, SHA District Engineer Wendy Wolcott wrote the following: “You will be happy to know that there are planned …

Additional signage to be installed reminding motorists of U-turn safety near Gunpowder River

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Friday that new signage would be installed to remind motorists of the dangers of making U-turns near the Great Gunpowder Falls at the Kingsville/Perry Hall boundary. “You will be happy to know that we are making arrangements to install an additional ‘No U-turn’ sign along US-1 in the median at the entrance to the …

Councilman Marks: Long-awaited expansion of Joppa/Harford intersection advances

UPDATE: The Maryland State Highway Administration now says this project will finally begin in 2020. Original story below… —— Baltimore County Councilman David Marks confirmed to NottinghamMD.com on Thursday that the long-awaited expansion of the Joppa Road/Harford Road intersection in Carney will advance this year, with design work completed in 2018 and construction starting next spring. The intersection is one …

Third phase of Harford Road roundabout construction set to begin

UPDATE: The roundabout has been completed and is now open to traffic. Original story below… —— The third and final phase of roundabout construction along Harford Road in Kingsville/Glen Arm will soon begin. Construction on the new roundabout – located at the intersection of Harford Road, Mt. Vista Road, and Glen Arm Road – began in October of last year. …

SHA improves pedestrian and driver safety along Route 40 in Rosedale

July 20, 2017 – The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is activating a new traffic signal on US 40 (Pulaski Highway) at Batavia Farms Road this week as part of a $5 million project to enhance pedestrian and driver safety on one of Baltimore County’s busiest highways. Approximately 38,000 vehicles per day travel the four-lane section …

SHA to shift traffic onto new Old Harford Road bridge over I-695

A major milestone is fast-approaching for the $32 million I-695 widening project between Perring Parkway and Harford Road in Parkville. On Wednesday night, June 1, the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) will switch traffic onto the new Old Harford Road Bridge over I-695. “This project is progressing despite the recent weeks-long rain and the new bridge is …