Maryland Department of Transportation

Left turn signal coming to Bellona Avenue

Left turn signal coming to Bellona Avenue

Drivers southbound on Bellona Avenue will soon see a left-turn signal on the traffic light at Stevenson Lane after multiple complaints about safety, according to Baltimore County officials.

Though the southbound traffic lane on Bellona Avenue is marked for one lane, drivers often pass those waiting to turn left by maneuvering around them on the right. Residents say this causes close calls for northbound drivers turning left onto Stevenson.

The county is moving to alleviate the concerns by installing a traffic signal for southbound drivers.

"The issue of that intersection and its lack of lane markings or designated turn lanes has become a frequent concern of...