Francis Scott Key Memorial Buoy (2020)

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In late June, crewmembers of Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin deployed the Francis Scott Key memorial buoy on the Patapsco River. The specially designed star-spangled buoy marks the approximate location where Francis Scott Key wrote The country’s National Anthem while … Continued

2020 Baltimore Harbor Construction – Maintenance Projects

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Throughout 2020, an array of marine infrastructure projects will be in progress in Baltimore Harbor and nearby waterways. Improvements include aerial electric power transmission line construction, channel dredging, and other projects. Patapsco River Power Transmission Line Construction On the Patapsco … Continued

SS John W Brown Liberty Ship Fairfield Shipyard Relocation

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In late 2019, Project Liberty Ship Inc., owner and operator of the World War II museum ship SS JOHN W. BROWN, and Maritime Applied Physics Corp. (MAPC) announced an $18 million plan to revitalize a portion of the former Bethlehem … Continued

Baltimore Heritage Historic Preservation Grant 2020

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The Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) recently announced FY 2020 Historic Preservation Non-Capital Grant Program recipients. Among the 2020 grants is a project in Baltimore: Baltimore Heritage, Inc. – City of Baltimore ($21,200 grant awarded) This project involves conducting a survey … Continued

Chesapeake Bay Bridge Construction Update – January 2020

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The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) has announced an aggressive construction timeline that will allow full-time all-electronic (cashless) tolling to be in place at the Bay Bridge by the summer of 2020. In January, 2020, motorists will see demolition of some … Continued

Rash Field Park Construction Phase I

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In January, a ceremonial groundbreaking on Phase I of the future Rash Field Park was held in Baltimore. The on-site event included the Waterfront Partnership, joined by Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, officials from the City of Baltimore, Maryland State … Continued

Lexington Market Revitalization

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Baltimore’s historic Lexington Market will receive a $3 million bridge loan through the Department of Housing and Community Development’s Neighborhood BusinessWorks program. The loan will support three months of construction work for the estimated $38.5 million redevelopment project. The Neighborhood … Continued