Spooks Hill Road Bridge Construction to Begin

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
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New Spooks Hill Road Bridge

Road closure starts Monday, June 15


BALTIMORE, MD — Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., today announced that road closures will go into effect on Spooks Hill Road on or about Monday, June 15. This is to allow replacement of the Spooks Hill Road Bridge over Cooper’s Run. The project is being done by the City’s Department of Transportation; the bridge is located on City-owned watershed property, surrounding the Prettyboy Reservoir.

Bridge work will include new footers, abutments, bridge deck, and parapet walls. Work to the bridge approach will include new guardrails, roadway paving and landscape work.


Spooks Hill Road north of Kidds Schoolhouse Road and south of Bulls Sawmill Road will be closed beginning on or about June 15.


Detour from the South:

Left on Kidds Schoolhouse Road

Right on Beckleysville Road

Right on Spooks Hill Road


Detour from the North:

Left (or stay south) on Beckleysville Road

Left on Kidds Schoolhouse Road

Right on Spooks Hill Road


These road closures will remain in effect until May, 2017, when the work is expected to be completed.

Baltimore City owns 7,380 acres of Prettyboy Watershed land.  Prettyboy Reservoir stores up to 20 billion gallons of water for the metropolitan area. It is one of three Baltimore City-owned reservoirs, the others being Loch Raven and Liberty.







The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) enhances and sustains a healthy quality of life for Baltimore City citizens, regional customers, and visitors. The agency provides efficient management of solid waste services, water and wastewater, and stormwater systems. DPW delivers drinking water to 1.8 million people daily, collecting 750 tons of mixed refuse and 125 tons of recycling from 210,000 households four days a week. For additional information visit, http://publicworks.baltimorecity.gov, Facebook, Baltimore City Department of Public Works and Twitter, @BaltimoreDPW.