Blue Springs Ford Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

Blue Springs Ford Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

Court documents from the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland show that the company, located at 3200 N.W. South Outer Road, filed on Wednesday.

Documents show that the company is to continue paying salaries, wages and benefits to employees. The business was open on Friday when contacted, but a message left with a general manager or the attorney for the company was not returned.

Chapter 11 allows a filer to put together a plan to reorganize finances to meet obligations and pay creditors over time.