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Speed Bumps Coming to Baker, Silver Spring

Residents of two Perry Hall streets recently gave final approval to plans for speed bumps.

Two Perry Hall traffic calming measures have gained final approval from area residents, County Councilman David Marks announced on Friday.

On , near Gunpowder Elementary, and , east of Honeygo Boulevard, near Stable Gate Court, two speed bumps on each road are planned for construction this June, according to Marks.

While Baker Lane from Baltimore County this month, Silver Spring Road in November 2011. Both projects recently received the required signatures of at least 75 percent of nearby residents.

"As County Councilman, I will almost always support traffic calming if it passes the engineering criteria and there is neighborhood support," Marks said in a statement.

Where are the biggest traffic problem areas in Perry Hall? Tell us in the comments.

Tim May 23, 2012 at 04:30 PM
Council members can't fix EVERYTHING.
thomas gary likens May 23, 2012 at 06:34 PM
tim your right but its usually a good start.!! thomas g likens
Robyn Mitchell May 25, 2012 at 01:54 AM
Gunview road is another road that needs attention. Getting in and out of the driveway is a situation. let alone crossing the street. we r a cut through road for belair road and joppa road and harford road.
Jeanne May 25, 2012 at 04:55 AM
There are a lot of problems with unsafe roads because of drivers (of all ages) who do not drive careful and feel they have the right away no matter what. I sit in shock while people don't get out of the way of ambulances & fire engines, I thought you were always to go as far right as possible to get out of their way. Many times I have seen people go through the light, honking people that are stopped just missing an emergency vehicle. Some of the problems with the two lane roads is not all the drivers. Even through people have driveways they park 2-4 cars in the road making it difficult to get by. I grew up on Timonium Road were there was room to park your cars on the road but the cars had to be in the driveway in order they were leaving and if you didn't like it you parked your car in the dead end and walked back to your house (a choice I made many of times). People do need to slow down and be more careful and please don't talk on the cell phone while driving and holding the phone up to your ear. Most of the people still driving with their phone to their ear are causing accidents & near misses. Everyone be safe. On a side note I am thrilled they are building a dog park and it's about time.
Joe June 05, 2012 at 04:06 PM
Kilbride Court could use a few speed humps. The court has no thru access and some still drive as fast as they would on Joppa Rd.

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