Carney Water Main Break Expected To Close Sections Of Cromwell Bridge And Cowpens Road For Two Weeks


Emergency vehicles block the road in Carney. (Credit: Providence Volunteer Fire Company/ Twitter)

CARNEY - The large water main that ruptured early Monday morning in Carney may take several weeks to repair, according to the Baltimore County Department of Public Works and Transportation.

The Providence Volunteer Fire Company reported the incident, stating that a 42-inch water main was breached at the intersection of Cromwell Bridge Road and Cowpens Road (21234).

During the repair process, Cromwell Bridge Road will remain closed for nearly two miles from Loch Raven Boulevard to Satyr Hill Road.

Cowpens Road will also be closed from Cromwell Bridge Road to Brook Hollow Road near Loch Raven High School. According to the Department of Public Works, local traffic will be allowed to pass.

County and city officials have clarified that residents in the area did not lose water.

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