Tom Quirk

Pedestrian bridge connecting residential area to Woodlawn library, high school reopens

Pedestrian bridge connecting residential area to Woodlawn library, high school reopens

Baltimore County officials on Monday celebrated the completion of a 60-foot pedestrian bridge that connects Dogwood Road in Woodlawn to Woodlawn High School, the Woodlawn branch of the Baltimore County Public Library and creates easier access to shopping and dining near Security Boulevard.

The bridge is across Dogwood Road from Englewood Avenue in Woodlawn. County Executive Don Mohler said in a statement that the bridge was “an important community connection.”

Baltimore County paid Baltimore-based Allied Contractors Inc. $400,000 for construction of the bridge, according to Ellen Kobler, a county spokeswoman. Allied is a preapproved, on-call contractor for the...

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