Baltimore County to consider dredging at Hart-Miller Island following Key Bridge collapse

SPARROWS POINT, MD—As part of the latest effort to support regional port infrastructure following the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge, Baltimore County on Tuesday announced a call for applications to serve on a new steering committee to lead an extensive public engagement process regarding the development of a potential new community benefit agreement to support Hart-Miller Island. Maryland […]

Sparrows Point, Dulaney students win top athletic scholarships

TOWSON, MD—The Mildred Murray All-Academic Scholar-Athlete Award and Scholarship has been awarded to two senior student-athletes at Baltimore County Public Schools for their academic and athletic achievements. Olivia Gardner of Sparrows Point High School and Roman Kaminski of Dulaney High School were both named winners of the 37th annual awards, which are presented by the BCPS Office of Athletics. The […]

Salvage crews remove final Key Bridge steel truss blocking Fort McHenry Channel

BALTIMORE, MD—Ten weeks after the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapsed, the final steel truss blocking the Fort McHenry Federal Channel has been removed. A salvage operation team was able to successfully remove the truss, which was blocking the channel, using concrete breakers, underwater surveys, and oxyacetylene torches. The operation also saw the removal of tons of concrete roadway, cable, and […]

Salvage crews remove massive steel section of Key Bridge truss from channel

BALTIMORE, MD—Salvage crews on Saturday, June 1, completed the lift of a 470-short-ton (940,000 pounds) steel section of the Francis Scott Key Bridge truss from the federal navigation channel. Buried deep in the river mudline, the section was part of the massive steel truss that pinned the M/V DALI for seven weeks. The current specs of the Unified Command’s “limited […]

MDTA invites proposals for rebuilding of Key Bridge

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) has released its Request for Proposals (RFP) inviting design-build teams to submit proposals for rebuilding the Francis Scott Key Bridge and reconnecting the I-695 Baltimore Beltway. The MDTA is seeking proposals from qualified teams that advance the project’s goals of collaboration, schedule, safety, quality, cost and aesthetics. Interested bidders can access the RFP at […]

Johns Hopkins engineers conduct urgent risk assessment of major bridges in wake of Key Bridge collapse

BALTIMORE, MD—A team of Johns Hopkins engineers has begun an urgent risk assessment of the country’s bridges in the wake of the Key Bridge collapse in Baltimore. The assessment is being conducted with the help of the National Science Foundation Rapid Response Research grant and will focus on the larger bridges near major ports of entry. The team, led by […]

Baltimore County to pursue legal claims against those responsible for Key Bridge collapse

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Tuesday announced that the administration plans to partner with experienced and highly-specialized law firms, Grant & Eisenhofer P.A. and Bekman, Marder, Hopper, Malarkey & Perlin, LLC, to proactively pursue and address legal claims against all those responsible for the tragic Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse. Through this partnership, Baltimore County will aggressively take […]