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20 years after Baltimore’s Howard Street Tunnel fire, long-sought expansion project poised to begin

April 28, 2021

Nearly half a billion dollars for 18 inches. That’s how much the CSX railroad, the state of Maryland and others are poised to spend expanding a more than a century-old tunnel under downtown Baltimore where an acrid chemical fire burned for days after a 2001 derailment, fixing a bottleneck that has hampered growth at the Port of Baltimore and rail traffic along the East Coast.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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