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For Immediate Release


Aaron Koos

BGE Electric Reliability Work Zone on Reisterstown Rd. (MD 140)

WHO: BGE and contractors

WHAT: Maintenance will be conducted on a section of BGE underground electric power line located under Reisterstown Rd. (MD 140).

WHEN: On or about Oct. 5, 2015 to be completed within approximately one month, weather permitting. Once work on the electrical equipment commences it will occur 24 hours a day and 7 days a week until completed.

WHERE: Reisterstown Rd. between Stone Chapel Ln. and Grey Rock Rd. at the entrance of Arden Courts – Springhouse. The work zone will be located in the northbound shoulder of Reisterstown Rd. and entrance to Arden Courts – Springhouse that will be temporarily closed and detoured to the alternate entrance off Stone Chapel Ln. A temporary lane shift in that section of Reisterstown Rd. will be in place, with all four northbound and southbound lanes remaining open for the duration of the project. Bus stops on both sides of Reisterstown Rd. are being temporarily relocated south of Mt. Wilson Ln. to accommodate the work zone and lane shift, and will remain open. All roadwork will be clearly marked with barriers installed.

WHY: BGE is committed to providing customers with reliable electric service and we routinely inspect and maintain power lines, including underground lines to ensure continued reliable, electric service. We remind area motorists and pedestrians to be cautious in and around utility work zones for their own safety and the safety of BGE employees and contractors. We thank customers and passersby in advance for their patience and cooperation during this important reliability work.


BGE, headquartered in Baltimore, is Maryland’s largest natural gas and electric utility, delivering power to more than 1.25 million electric customers and more than 650,000 natural gas customers in central Maryland. The company’s approximately 3,200 employees are committed to the safe and reliable delivery of natural gas and electricity, as well as enhanced energy management, conservation, environmental stewardship and community assistance. BGE is a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC), the nation’s leading competitive energy provider, with 2014 revenues of approximately $27.4 billion. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter, YouTube and Flickr.

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