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Howard County Department of Public Works to Host Public Meeting on Ellicott City Mid-Block Crossing Project

October 16, 2020
Media Contacts:
Mark Miller, Administrator, Office of Public Information, 410-313-2022
Robert Hollenbeck, Department of Public Works, 410-313-5784
ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Howard County’s Department of Public Works (DPW) will hold a virtual public meeting on Thursday, November 12th starting at 7:00 p.m., to present plans for the installation of a mid-block crossing on Main Street in Ellicott City.

The project will include the construction of an ADA-compliant pedestrian crossing with related signage improvements near the Caplan’s building at 8125 Main Street. Weather permitting, the project is expected to begin in February 2021 and be completed in April 2021.

The meeting on the 12th will include an overview of the project presented by DPW staff and its consultant engineers, RK&K, followed by a question and answer session. To participate in the meeting by computer, go to and click “join;” the meeting number is 172 313 9199 and “password” is the password. To participate by phone, call 1-650-479-3207 (note, fees may apply) and enter the access code 172 313 9199.  

Those unable to participate in the virtual meeting who would like to view the plans and/or have questions, should contact Mr. Robert Hollenbeck with DPW at 410-313-5784 or email

For questions or more information about Capital Project C-0337, contact Lisa Brightwell, Public Works Customer Service, at 410-313-3440 or email