Police/Fire, Traffic

Philadelphia Road shut down due to crash in White Marsh

UPDATE: All lanes have now been reopened. Original story below… —— WHITE MARSH, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Tuesday morning crash in White Marsh. The crash was reported at around 11:00 a.m. in the area of Philadelphia Road (Route 7) between Ebenezer Road/Cowenton Avenue and E, Joppa Road. The crash involves and overturned truck and a tractor-trailer, according …


Health, Traffic

Water main break reported in Perry Hall

PERRY HALL, MD—Crews are on the scene of a water main break in Perry Hall. Reports indicate that a 12-inch main has ruptured in the 9800-block of Belair Road. The Maryland State Highway Administration reports that the right lane along northbound Belair Road will be shut down between Honeygo Boulevard and Forge Road until around 11 p.m. on Monday night …


Bike to Work Week 2020 kicks off in Baltimore

BALTIMORE, MD—Bike to Work Week 2020 is officially under way. The Baltimore Metropolitan Council is celebrating the 23rd annual Bike to Work Day (and Week). Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event (originally scheduled for Friday, May 15, 2020) is going virtual and will be celebrated Monday, September 21 – Sunday, September 27. Bike to Work Week celebrates bicycling as …

Councilman Marks: Putty Hill Avenue bridge to be reconstructed in 2021

PARKVILLE, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Friday provided an update on the reconstruction of the Putty Hill Avenue bridge in the Parkville area. Tree-trimming work is being performed in preparation of the utility relocation efforts that will be required prior to the start of construction. These relocation activities in late 2020 and early 2021. Once the utility relocations are …

Crash snarls traffic on I-95 in White Marsh

UPDATE: All lanes have now been reopened. Original story below… ——— WHITE MARSH, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Thursday evening crash along Interstate 95 in White Marsh. The crash was reported at just before 6 p.m. along northbound I-95 just past the White Marsh Boulevard exit. The three right lanes along northbound I-95 are blocked just past exit …

Councilman Marks: Sound barriers to be built along I-95 in 2021

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Thursday reported on the progress of the construction of new sound barriers along Interstate-95. The southbound and northbound walls between Joppa Road and New Forge Road are both essentially done, according to Councilman Marks. There is some closeout work, but the walls are built. The southbound wall between New Forge Road and …

Water main break reported in Overlea

OVERLEA, MD—Crews are on the scene of a water main break in Overlea/Fullerton. The Department of Public Works reports that a 12-inch diameter water main has ruptured at 7001 Belair Road (21206). Seventy customers and one hydrant are currently without of service. DPW says crews are on the scene and working to fix the break;. One slow lane has been …

Councilman Marks provides update on Forge Road water project

PERRY HALL, MD—Councilman David Marks on Wednesday provided an update on the Forge Road water project. The project is currently approximately 75 percent completed. When the installation of the water main and services is completed, Baltimore County will be resurfacing the travel lane that includes the trench. Paving will either occur in the late fall or early spring, weather permitting. …