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.


Traffic

Councilman Marks provides update on Joppa Road bridge delays

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Wednesday shared the following email from the Deputy Director of the Department of Public Works and Transportation regarding the Joppa Road bridge repair delays: “Councilman Marks, I’ve had a lot of internal conversations with DPWT on the bridge that is currently closed on Joppa Road by Honeygo Elementary School. The bridge was closed …


Water main break reported near Overlea

OVERLEA, MD—A water main break near the Overlea area has left several residents without water. Officials say an eight-inch diameter water main has ruptured in the 5700-block of Trumps Mill Road (21206). Thirty customers and two hydrants are currently out of service. There has been no ETA on repairs. Motorists should use caution in the area. Photo via Pixabay

Reopening of Joppa Road Bridge delayed

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Councilman David Marks on Thursday provided an update on the reopening of the Joppa Road Bridge. Baltimore County officials now advise that the bridge will now likely be reopened in August. Officials say the extended duration is due to workload constraints, labor and material availability, and a more complicated design than originally anticipated. The county’s bridge maintenance contractor will …

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 …

Councilman Marks: County to complete sidewalk gap on Gunview Road

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Wednesday announced that the county will complete missing sidewalk links on Gunview Road between Oak White Road and Klausmier Road in Nottingham/Perry Hall. The gap is one of the longest along a major corridor in western Perry Hall. Construction of the sidewalk links will improve mobility for walkers in this area. “I would …