Construction is beginning on a $5.5 million extension and upgrade of Cromwell Boulevard that will provide access to the $600 million Port Covington development.
Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke was to be joined today at a groundbreaking ceremony by representatives of CSX Realty Corp., which is a unit of CSX Corp., The Baltimore Sun Co., which is owned by Times Mirror Co., and Locke Insulators Inc.
CSX is the developer of the 68-acre mixed-use project south of Interstate 95 and east of Hanover Street in South Baltimore. The Baltimore Sun, which publishes The Evening Sun, The Sun, and The Sunday Sun, is building a $165 million production and distribution facility south of McComas Street. Locke operates a plant on Insulator Drive.