Recent News

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

Eager Square
Proposed Apartments and Retail
1900 and 1901 E. Eager Street
Baltimore City, Maryland

Heavy Rains Contribute to Sewer Overflows

This week’s heavy rains contributed to three sewer overflows, discharging 1.87 million gallons of stormwater mixed with sewer water. Most of the overflow volume stemmed from the severe rain that pounded parts of Baltimore City during the Tuesday, August 6, evening rush hour. 

Progress Continues at Howard/Pratt Streets Worksite

Today, two northbound lanes on Howard Street, from Conway to Pratt, opened to traffic, signaling the progress that the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) and its partners continue to make on the infrastructure repairs at Pratt and Howard Streets.

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

Building Removal and Redevelopment
for Extra Space Storage
1900 S. Charles Street

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

Community Resource Center
31 South Payson Street
1937, 1939 Hollins Street

Water Billing Resumes: Bills will reflect charges for multiple months

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., today announced that water billing for Baltimore City and Baltimore County will resume on August 7, 2019, marking an end to the disruption caused by a ransomware attack that began May 6.

Application for Qualitative Control Waiver

Oscar Renda Ancillary Property 4
1300 Braddish Ave

Sign Up Now for the Annual Mayor’s Fall Cleanup

Registration for the Mayor’s Fall Cleanup is under way, and continues until Friday, October 18. Community leaders from all over Baltimore can call 311 to register their neighborhoods and volunteers for participation in this big cleaning event.  This year’s Fall Cleanup takes place Saturday, October 26, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Sewer Overflow affecting Western Run Reported

Work is in progress to abate a slow but steady sanitary overflow at the 6300 block of Wirt Avenue which discharges into the Western Run. Over several weeks the volume reached more than 40,000 gallons.  Work continues on sewer lines in the area to fix the overflow. 

Howard Street Progress to Allow for Street Openings

Work on the large void at Pratt and Howard Streets is being performed in a comprehensive, smart, and safe manner.  More traffic lanes should be open next week.