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One-lane Bridge on Gorsuch Mill Road Slated for Replacement

Residents of Gorsuch Mill Road are concerned about plans by Baltimore County Department of Public Works (DPW)  to replace the existing bridge over Blackrock Run with a two-lane bridge. This rural road has a very low traffic volume (about 135 cars per day) and little growth potential due to the RC2 zoning and many conservation easements in the area. VPC hopes to work with the county to seek a waiver from the State Highway Administration to allow replacement with a similar-sized bridge, or to find a way to repair, rather than replace, the existing bridge. Recently, residents of Hess Road persuaded the county to repair the one-lane bridge spanning the Little Gunpowder Falls, rather than following through with plans to replace the bridge with a two-lane structure...

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