ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Howard County’s Department of Public Works (DPW) will hold a virtual public meeting on Tuesday, May 4th starting at 7:00 p.m., to discuss the planned construction of an elevated water storage tank in Jessup.

DPW plans to build a new 2.5-million-gallon elevated water storage tank near 8490 Washington Boulevard. Additionally, a 2,000-foot access roadway (Ridgelys Run Road) and related utilities will also be installed at the site. Construction is expected to begin in June 2021. 
The informal meeting will include an overview of the design followed by an open discussion. County staff and the project’s design consultant will be on hand to answer any questions and gather public comments. To participate in the meeting by computer, go to www.webex.com and click “join;” the meeting number is 160 282 2769, and “Howard” is the password. To participate by phone, call 1-650-479-3207 (note, fees may apply) and enter the access code 160 282 2769. 

Those unable to participate in the virtual meeting who would like to view the proposed plans and/or have questions regarding the project, should contact Ms. Kerri Dinsmore with DPW’s Utility Design Division at 410-313-5819 or email [email protected]
An interpreter for people who are deaf or hard of hearing will be available if requested seven working days prior to the meeting. Please call DPW at 410-313-3440 (voice) or use Relay at 7-1-1, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

For questions or more information about Capital Project W-8262, contact Lisa Brightwell, Public Works Customer Service, at 410-313-3440 or email [email protected].

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