Jones Falls, whose watershed is home to about 200,000 people and spans some 40 square miles from Garrison to the Inner Harbor, is set to begin a series of restoration and maintenance projects to improve recreational conditions and overall stream health.
The roof of a building that Baltimore City uses as a salt staging for salting roads partly collapsed on Tuesday. Transportation department officials said the building, 2601 Falls Road, which houses one of seven salt domes citywide, is very old and that the city is in the process of building a new dome at 560 W. North Ave, at a cost of $1.3 million to $1.5 million.
If you drive downtown on the Jones Falls Expressway, you might have noticed a new billboard just south of Orleans Street featuring a blurry image of George Washington and the word ¿DRUNK¿ in big bold letters.
City engineers and surveyors will begin more regularly inspecting large pieces of infrastructure such as retaining walls and the streets near them after the major collapse of a wall in Charles Village last week.
For years, Baltimore Pride tradition has held that the Saturday parade turns into a rowdy block party in the heart of Mount Vernon, while the Sunday festival in Druid Hill Park attracts families and kids. This year will be different.
On the day after the Baltimore area experienced record levels of rainfall and a street collapse, Thursday morning's commute was snarled with accidents and road closures on major thoroughfares and secondary roads.
The city is seeking development ideas for a 16-acre group of properties close to the Old Town Mall, an East Baltimore shopping strip that has been the target of revitalization efforts on and off for more than 40 years.
At 9 a.m., there appear to be few issues remaining related to the morning commute. The Maryland Department of Transportation is still reporting an accident in Baltimore City on I-95 north at Exit 52 with the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, but it's off to the shoulder and not affecting travel lanes.
A two-vehicle collision in Towson on the inner loop of Interstate 695 at the Jones Falls Expressway exit has closed the inner loop left shoulder at 8:46 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
A two-vehicle accident on Northern Parkway at the Jones Falls Expressway overpass on Tuesday resulted in one person being transported to a local hospital, but Baltimore City Police said injuries suffered in the wreck were minor.
Baltimore Police shot a man who they encountered while responding to a robbery call near the city's Code Blue homeless shelter, and detectives were also investigating a homicide in East Baltimore — the first in more than a week.
A disabled vehicle on the Baltimore Washington Parkway South in Laurel prior to MD 198 has closed the southbound right traffic lane and southbound right shoulder at 8:59 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
All across Baltimore, public works crews are struggling to keep up with what has been a record number of water main breaks in the last month — what Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said was an "alarming rate" of problems caused in part by the extreme weather fluctuations the city has been experiencing.
Landex Companies presented preliminary plans to the UDARP panel today for a $50 million mixed-use development of 400 apartments, 500-600 parking spaces and an undetermined amount of retail on 8 acres off I-83, across from Coldspring-Newtown (the mayor's neighborhood) in north Baltimore. An old 5-acre version of the plan ran into resistance from BGE, which owned 26 acres adjacent and wanted to build a high-voltage substation — plus Landex wasn't thrilled about that being next for to
With the clearing of a crash on the southbound Jones Falls Expressway that hampered traffic before the 41st Street Bridge, state and local traffic departments reported no unscheduled closures at 8:15 a.m. on Friday..
Though Bay Bridge wind restrictions and warnings had been lifted two hours prior, a two-vehicle crash on the bridge westbound has blocked the westbound right traffic lane and westbound middle lane at 9:04 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority.
All previously closed lanes on U.S. 29 South in Columbia have been reopened with the clearing of a two-vehicle collision at Seneca Drive on Friday at 8 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation.
By By Joe Burris and Carrie Wells and The Baltimore Sun