UPDATE: Water Pipe Installation Under York Road Delayed

The project was originally proposed to be complete by June or July.

Baltimore County Department of Public Works contractors have predicted a later finish date for the construction of a new water pipe under York Road—a project that began in April 2010.

The anticipated date of completion has been pushed back to November from its original June or July end time, according to the Councilmanic District 3 newsletter.

Patch is waiting to hear back from the county as to why.

should be fully installed by November of this year,  resurfacing efforts could extend into next spring.

The project is about 75 percent complete. 

"Baltimore County’s contractors are replacing 9,500 feet of old water line in York Road, between Ridgely and Padonia Roads," the newsletter reads. "The new 24-inch line, double the diameter of the old line, is expected to cost $5 million and take one to two years to install. The project, say County engineers, is designed 'to build redundancy into the system.'" 

There have been a up and down the York Road corridor in the past year, most recently . 


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M. Sullivan July 17, 2012 at 06:10 PM
I see no good excuse for this delay. We have had a Winter with no snow and very little cold, and a Spring and Summer with little rain, so, weather can't be blamed. Was the contract written so the contractor would be penalized for late completion? I doubt it. Typical Baltimore County project mis-management.


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