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Jonesy’s Nares : JFX Intake/Infall Tunnels

In Urban Exploration - Drains/Sewers by Ronnie K0 Comments

The intake tunnels are of the modern rectangular barrel conduits like shape. They are approximately 4.5-5.5 meters (15-18ft) high and 5.5-6.0 meters (18-20ft) wide. These tunnels were constructed in the late 1950’s. There were constructed to encaspulate the river further more, to make way for the Jones Falls Expressway (JFX) / Interstate 83 which is immediately overhead. The dry weather …

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The Mouth : Jones Falls Infall Stage

In Urban Exploration - Drains/Sewers by Ronnie K

“The Jones Falls below North Avenue enters closed conveyance and flows to Harbor. During periods of extreme flooding, ponding occurs at the upper end of the conduits and water flows overland down city streets to the harbor across the proposed rail alignment. ” – Baltimore Northeast Corridor Alternative Transit Improvements Volume II This is the point prior to the Jones Falls …

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Gunpowder’s NightCrawler: Interstate 83 Wreckage

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On July 9, 2015, the corridor carrying traffic from Baltimore to the Maryland/PA line, North Bound Interstate 83 was shut down, for quite some time. In the past few years, the volume of traffic has increased exponentially which has led to frequent vehicle crashes. Rule of thumb: Always check traffic conditions via Google Maps and/or Waze prior to making a long commute. …