Speed Cameras and a Commercial Vehicle Monitor Coming to South Baltimore Neighborhoods

| August 17, 2018 | 2 Comments

South Baltimore is getting new speed cameras, as well as a Commercial Vehicle Height Monitoring System, as part of a new Automated Traffic Violation Enforcement System (ATVES) initiative by the Baltimore City Department of Transportation (DOT).

South Baltimore is getting speed camera monitoring systems on the 100 block of W. Ostend St. in South Baltimore/Sharp-Leadenhall and on 1200-1600 E. Fort Ave. in Locust Point beginning on August 13th. The speed cameras operate in city school zones Monday through Friday from 6am to 8pm all year long. Cars exceeding the speed limit by at least 12 miles per hour will be fined $40.

The intersection of Fort Ave. and Race St. in South Baltimore is getting a Commercial Vehicle Height Monitoring System to deter commercial truck traffic. Cameras are operational 24 hours a day. The fine for a Commercial Vehicle Height Monitoring system violation is a warning for the first offense, $125.00 for the second offense, and $250.00 for the third and/or subsequent offenses.

Baltimore’s first speed camera program was shut down due repeated errors in the system.

Here are all the sites listed by DOT:

Starting on August 13, 2018, speed camera monitoring systems will be added at the following locations, including multiple directions:
• Cross Country Elementary/Middle School: 6000 – 6200 Cross Country Boulevard
• Center for Creative Learning: 5000 – 5200 Baltimore National Pike
• Calvert School: 001 to 200 West University Parkway
• GreenMount School: 300 – 600 West 28th Street
• GreenMount School: 300 – 600 West 29th Street
• Creative City Public Charter School: 3900 – 4100 Reisterstown Road
• Frederick Douglas High School, Independence School Local I High, and Gwynn’s Falls Elementary School: 2600 – 3000 Reisterstown Road
• Graceland Park-O’Donnell Heights Elementary/Middle School: 5500 – 6500 O’Donnell Street
• Eutaw Marshburn Elementary School and Booker T. Washington Middle School: 1500 – 1700 Eutaw Place
• Commodore John Rodgers Elementary/Middle School: 1900 – 2100 E. Fayette Street
• Northwood Appold Community Academy: 1300 – 1500 E. Cold Spring Lane
• Cardinal Shehan School: 1600 – 2000 Belvedere Avenue
• Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy: 001 – 400 S and N Monroe Street
Federal Hill Preparatory Academy and Digital Harbor High School: 100 Block W. Ostend Street
• City Neighbors Hamilton Elementary/High School and Arts and Ideas Sudbury School: 3400 – 3600 Echodale Avenue
• Northwood Elementary School and Baltimore Collegiate School for boys: 900 – 1400 Woodbourne Avenue
• Turnbridge Public Charter School: 5800 – 5900 Bellona Avenue
• Hilton Elementary School and Bard High School Early College: 3000 – 3300 Liberty Heights Avenue
• West Side Elementary School, Independence High School, and Frederick Douglas Elementary School: 3300 – 3500 Auchentoroly Terrace
• The Catholic High School and the Reach Partnership School: 1900 – 3100 Belair Road
Francis Scott Key Elementary: 1200 – 1600 E. Fort Avenue
• Henderson Hopkins School: 900 – 1100 N. Wolfe Street
• Dickey Hill Elementary School: 2000 – 2200 North Forest Park Avenue
• Liberty Elementary School: 3200 – 3300 Garrison Boulevard
• Ashburn Elementary/Middle School: 3200 – 3300 Dorithan Road
• Montebello Elementary/Middle School: 3200 – 3600 Harford Avenue
• Garrett Heights Elementary School: 2600 – 2700 Echodale Avenue

Beginning on August 13, 2018, Red Light Camera Monitoring Systems will be added at the following locations, including multiple directions:
• Paca Street and West Fayette Street
• St. Paul Street and E. Madison Street
• Dundalk Avenue and O’Donnell Street
• Windsor Mill and North Forest Park Avenue

The city’s designated truck routes map is viewable at https://transportation.baltimorecity.gov/…/Baltimore%20City….
Beginning on August 13, 2018, Commercial Vehicle Height Monitoring Systems will be added and rotated to the following locations, including multiple directions:
Fort Avenue and Race Street
• Cedonia Avenue and Hazelwood Avenue
• Cedonia Avenue and Radecke Avenue
• Benson Avenue and Joh Avenue/Patapsco Avenue
• Benson Avenue and S. Caton Avenue
• Haverhill Road and Benzinger Road

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