Department of Public Works

Water Main Break Causes Muddy Mess In Heart Of Downtown Baltimore

Baltimore Street Closed By Main Break Reopens

A Baltimore Public Works spokesman says a busy downtown street closed by a water main break has reopened.

08/19/2012

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DPW Addresses Billing Errors In Report, Says It Is Making Improvements

The Baltimore Department of Public works reported making significant progress in improving billing water use, meter reading and customer service.

07/25/2012

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Sinkhole Closes East Monument Street, Causes Gas Leak

East Monument Street between Patterson Park and Milton avenues is closed due to a sinkhole. The sinkhole has also caused a gas leak.

07/25/2012

inner harbor

Inner Harbor May Have Green Liquid Flow Through It

Don’t be alarmed if you see a bright green liquid flowing through the Inner Harbor and other waterways.

07/25/2012

CamdenYards

Baltimore DPW Worker To Sing At Orioles Game

The Baltimore Department of Public Works says that one of its employees is going to be singing the national anthem at the Baltimore Orioles game against the Washington Nationals.

06/22/2012

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D.C. Dept Of Transportation Reaches 10th Anniversary

Mayor Vincent Gray’s office has announced that he will help lead celebrations later this week marking the 10th anniversary of the creation of the District’s Department of Transportation.

06/06/2012

water repair

Baltimore Water Bills May Go Up To Pay For System Repairs

Thousands of households could pick up the tab for Baltimore’s aging water system. The Department of Public Works wants to increase your bills to fund repairs.

05/23/2012

mountain biking

Mountain Bikers Fight DPW To Stay On Loch Raven Reservoir Trails

They’re some of the most beautiful trails in the state, popular with hikers and bikers. But now, the Department of Public Works wants bikers off of so-called single-track trails.

10/14/2011

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Baltimore Will Pick Up Bulk Storm Debris

The Department of Public Works says city residents can either take bulk storm debris to the city’s five drop-off locations or have the department collect it from their homes.

08/28/2011

WATER

City Plans To Raise Water Bill Rates To Repair Infrastructure

Soon you will likely have to pay more for your water bill now that the city is planning to raise rates.

04/13/2011

David McLaughlin

DPW Worker Fatally Stabbed At Gas Station, Mother Speaks Out

City police are asking for the public’s help to find the person who attacked and stabbed a city Department of Public Works worker. It happened Sunday morning at a gas station in West Baltimore.

03/23/2011

TOM TOM RIDER

Salisbury Considers GPS Tracking Of Its Fleet

Salisbury’s Department of Public Works will be conducting a pilot program on using GPS technology to track city vehicles.

02/24/2011

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