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 …


Politics, Traffic

Joppa Road Bridge in Perry Hall to be closed for emergency repairs

PERRY HALL, MD—A bridge in Perry Hall will be closed for several months for emergency repairs, county officials announced on Thursday. Baltimore County closed a small bridge on East Joppa Road (over Honeygo Run) on Thursday morning in order to make emergency repairs. The bridge, which is located between Snyder Lane and Honeygo Boulevard, will remain closed four months in …


Crash reported on I-695 outer loop

TOWSON, MD—A Friday afternoon crash on I-695 in Towson is causing traffic delays that stretch into the Parkville area. The crash was reported at just after 2:45 p.m. on the outer loop between Providence Road and Loch Raven Boulevard. The right lanes along I-695 are blocked and delays stretch from the Loch Raven Boulevard exit back to the Perring Parkway …

Water main break reported in Parkville

PARKVILLE, MD—A water main break in the Parkville area has left several residents without service. The Department of Public Works reports that an eight-inch diameter water main has ruptured in the 8100-block of Harris Avenue (21234). Thirty customers and two hydrants are currently without service. There has been no ETA on repairs. Motorists should use caution in the area. Featured

Water main break reported in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD—A water main break in the Rosedale area has left several residents without water. The Department of Public Works reports that an eight-inch diameter main has ruptured in the 1300-block of Spring Avenue (21237). Thirty customers and two hydrants are currently without service. There has been no ETA on repairs. Motorists should use caution in the area.

Crash reported on I-695 in Parkville

UPDATE: Reports indicate that a truck went off the roadway and crashed into a ravine. Original story below… ——— PARKVILLE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Wednesday afternoon crash on I-695 in Parkville. The crash was reported at just after 2:45 p.m. along the outer loop at Perring Parkway (exit 30). Traffic is backed up along the outer loop …

MDTA expanding hours at E-ZPass Maryland customer service centers

BALTIMORE, MD—In an effort to enhance customer service capabilities at a time of increased demand, the Maryland Transportation Authority will offer extended hours at all E-ZPass Maryland Customer Service Centers (CSCs) beginning Saturday, January 16th. Under the temporary extended hours – which will be in place until further notice – E-ZPass Customer Service Centers will add Saturday service hours from …