South County Updates – 3/04/2019

Back Road – The County is finalizing the design and plans to advertise the project in early spring 2019. The anticipated start date is early summer with completion in late fall 2019. Chestnut Grove Road – The culvert installation was completed and road reopened August 31. The County anticipates a start date of summer 2019 for […]

Federal Shutdown Assistance

We recognize that many citizens in Washington County work for the Federal government and may be affected by the current government shutdown.  To assist those individuals and their families who have been furloughed, we have assembled a reference center of available countywide resources. Food & Clothing Resources: Food Banks and Pantries Washington County Food Banks […]

South County Updates – 10/30/2018

Back Road – The County has submitted a mitigation funding proposal to FEMA to not only repair the road back to existing conditions, but to make improvements including the addition of a second drainage structure and construction of a more durable concrete road. The proposal which will double the available Federal funds for the project has […]

South County Updates – 10/1/2018

Back Road – Proposed plan is to repair the road and replace the drainage structure. Work is anticipated to begin in 2019. Chestnut Grove Road – The culvert replacement was completed and road reopened August 31. The County continues to work on various project related items with the contractor that will not affect the road. Sandy […]

South County Updates – 9/14/2018

Chestnut Grove Road – Chestnut Grove Road is now open to thru traffic following culvert replacement and road repairs. Sandy Hook Road – The County completed removal of the gabion wall on 9/13/18. The Highway Department is working on fixing a depressed area in the road adjacent to the canal wall on 9/14/18. The National Park […]

South County Updates – 9/12/2018

Chestnut Grove Road – Chestnut Grove Road is now open to thru traffic following culvert replacement and road repairs. Sandy Hook Road – To accommodate the National Park Service’s schedule for the landslide remediation Sandy Hook Road will close at noon on Wednesday, September 12, 2018. This closure will allow for the completion of the gabion wall removal […]

South County Updates – 8/7/2018

Chestnut Grove Road – project will open August 31st instead of mid-August. Sandy Hook Road– notice to proceed from Asturian Group. There will be a road closure in a few weeks to Sandy Hook Road Garrett’s Mill Road – Building Systems – design build project of 1.25 million dollars. Project was advertised and competitively bid. […]

South County Updates – 5/29/2018

Washington County Government has identified four stages of flood recovery and progression: Stage 1: Monitor and rescue – COMPLETED Stage 2: Stabilize and loss prevention – COMPLETED Stage 3: Repair and open – IN PROGRESS Stage 4: Design and replace – IN PROGRESS South County Road Closures and Plan of Action Back Road – Finalizing and reviewing proposed restoration […]

Flood Recovery Updates & Road Closure Map

Flood Recovery Updates & Road Closure Map Washington County, Maryland Map of Road ClosuresThe Map below represents the latest information on the status of closed roads in Washington County.  Click on the red symbols to see an overview.  Click on the “Zoom To” link in the popup box to see all the details of the […]