Health, Traffic

Water main break reported in Overlea

OVERLEA, MD—A water main break in the Overlea area has left some residents without water. The Department of Public Works reports that an eight-inch diameter water main has ruptured in the  7300-block of Beech Avenue (21206). Forty customers and three hydrants are out of service. There has been no ETA on repairs. Motorists should use caution in the area.


Sci-Tech, Weather

Councilman Marks: DPW to inspect Carney stormwater lines after flooding reported in some neighborhoods [PHOTOS]

CARNEY, MD—The Nottingham area has been inundated with heavy rains over the past week, to the point where some older neighborhoods have experienced flooding. Carney’s Lakewood Road neighborhood was hit particularly hard, as seen in the photos above and below from Councilman David Marks. Councilman Marks says Baltimore County’s Department of Public Works and Transportation will now be inspecting the …


Water service to be interrupted for hydrant replacement on Silver Spring Road next week

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Water service will be temporarily interrupted for some Nottingham residents next week. The Department of Public Works says that water will be shut off in the 4100-block of Silver Spring Road (21236) on at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 23rd. Service is expected to be restored by around 2 p.m. Water is being shut off to replace an inoperable …

Jericho Road Covered Bridge to be closed for graffiti removal, maintenance

UPDATE: Per Councilman David Marks, the bridge will also be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, May 24th and Tuesday, May 25th for maintenance. Councilman Marks has alerted the Greater Kingsville Civic Association and the Friends of Jerusalem Mill. Original story below… —— KINGSVILLE, MD—The Baltimore County Department of Public Works will be closing the Jericho Road …

Olszewski announces creation of new Baltimore County Department Of Housing and Community Development, renames Department of Public Works and Transportation

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday signed legislation creating Baltimore County’s first dedicated Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) to help ensure access to affordable housing, provide housing stability support, and develop stronger neighborhoods by providing community revitalization supports in a timely and efficient manner. Additionally, Olszewski signed legislation officially renaming the Department of Public Works to the …

Extensive sewer relining project to begin in Carney, Perry Hall, Towson [FULL MAP]

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Department of Public Works & Transportation has announced plans to begin an extensive sewer relining project in Carney, Perry Hall, and Towson this month. More than twelve miles of sanitary sewer pipe will be relined during the next 18 months. The project will cost about $5.8 million. Most of the work will be below ground with minimal impacts …