ELLICOTT CITY, MD – A Howard County construction project to stabilize approximately 255 linear feet of stream between 9945 and 9949 Carrigan Drive in Ellicott City, is scheduled to begin Monday, July 12th. The project will include pipe installation, new rock structures and vegetative stabilization along the streambank to reduce instream erosion and improve downstream water quality in the Little Patuxent River. The storm drain inlet in front of the aforementioned Carrigan Drive addresses will also be replaced. Weather permitting, the project is expected to be completed by late November 2021.
The project is not expected to impact the flow of traffic; however, a portion of sidewalk behind 9947 Carrigan Drive along Font Hill Drive will be closed for the duration of the project. Signs will be posted in the area to alert residents of the project.
This project is funded through the Howard County’s Watershed Protection and Restoration Fund and will reduce the amount of sediment flowing downstream. The project will also help the streambanks from further eroding and the ecological functions of the channel and floodplain through revegetation of the riparian buffer areas.
For questions or concerns about Capital Project D-1178, contact Lisa Brightwell, Public Works Customer Service, at 410-313-3440 or email [email protected].