Baltimore City postpones Pratt Street intersection improvement work indefinitely

The City of Baltimore on Sunday halted the installation of new sidewalks and Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant ramps at two Pratt Street intersections.

Mayor Brandon Scott announced the upgrades. November 2023 The intersection of Pratt Street and Wright Street in downtown near the Inner Harbor, and the intersection of Pratt Street and President Street, which connects downtown to the Little Italy and Jonestown neighborhoods.

The construction also includes new pedestrian signals, signage and high-visibility crosswalks.

“Normal road conditions will be maintained along Pratt Street between the intersection of Wright Street and President Street until further notice,” the Department of Transportation said in a news release.

Earlier this month, City council approval Three bills requested by MCB Development to change regulations to convert public parks around the Inner Harbor into apartments, retail and parking.

Two bills passed on Scott’s desk to amend the City Planning Act and the city’s Urban Renewal Plan. The third bill would change the city charter and must be approved by city voters in November.

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