Charles Street

Charles Street 12 Miler 2023

August 30th, 2023

The Charles Street 12 miler run 2023 is scheduled for Saturday, September 9, 2023. This means that Charles Street, a very busy street running from 695 in Towson through Downtown Baltimore, will be closed for a significant period of time on 9/9/23. The race starts with a first wave at 7:30am at The Shops at [...]

Charles Street Water Main Replacement Project 2023

August 11th, 2023

Charles Street in Baltimore County will be under going a road resurfacing and water main project beginning Fall 2023. The Charles Street construction project is scheduled to run from Fall 2023 until Fall 2026. It affects about 1/10 of a mile of Charles Street from Bellona Avenue to the city line (just north of Gittings [...]

Charles St Roundabout to Be Removed This Weekend

June 7th, 2012

The Charles Street Roundabout is finally slated to be removed this weekend, with the traffic lights installed in December 2010 to be made active. When the new traffic lights at Charles St were installed, I was hoping the roundabout would be no longer needed. Closing/removing it took longer than expected, but I am [...]

Charles St Construction Right Lane Closed at Joppa Overpass

March 27th, 2012

The Charles Street construction will take another hard hit at traffic when the right lane that feeds to both Kenilworth Avenue and 695 East will be closed for about 8 weeks beginning April 2, 2012. The State Highway Administration's site says, "This temporary turn lane closure will allow crews to safely widen Charles Street North [...]

Charles St Ramp to Westbound 695 to be Closed

April 10th, 2011

The Charles St construction continues and will cause more snafus beginning this week as the ramp to Westbound 695 will be closed beginning Tuesday. The sign announcing the closure went up last week. The Charles St entrance to 695 East is still closed. It appears the ramp to Bellona from Charles St, with the entrance [...]

West Towson Elementary Sign to be Replaced

December 29th, 2010

The brightly lit neon-ish sign at West Towson Elementary School will be removed and replaced early next month. Neighbors of the new school had complained to the Baltimore County Council and asked for a redesign. It is a very tall sign with LED lights that blinked information in red all day & night. In a [...]

New Traffic Lights at Charles Street Circle

December 14th, 2010

The new traffic lights are being installed at both the Charles St Roundabout and the off ramp from I-695 coming from the east, hoping to alleviate some of the traffic issues the area has faced for some time. This is all part of the Charles St Bridge Construction project. The light structures were installed over [...]

Charles Street Construction at 695 Ramp Closures

August 20th, 2010

On August 10, the Charles Street ramp to 695 West closed, and the roundabout entrance to that & I-83N reopened. Traffic before had been routed coming north into the right lane to enter the Beltway, and those traveling south have used alternate routes to access I-695W since that entrance closed in early April. According to [...]

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