Baltimore will spend additional $51,000 for life rings and ladders to help prevent Inner Harbor drownings

Baltimore’s Department of Transportation will spend an additional $51,000 to install safety equipment around the Inner Harbor to keep people from drowning in its waters. That’s on top of an initial $116,400 approved by the Board of Estimates in May. The latest money will go towards life rings and ladders, according to the Board of Estimates, which approved the measure Wednesday. This increase will bring the city’s total contract with Marine Technologies Inc. to $181,200. The contract expires April 30. (Balt. Sun)

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