HAGERSTOWN, MD (September 3, 2021) – The Washington County Highway Department announces the following roads are now open that were closed due to flooding from Tropical Depression Ida:
  • Kemps Mill Road from the Mill to Snug Harbor
  • Licking Creek Road from Keefer Road to the dead end
  • Independence Road from Route 40 to the FOP Lodge
  • Wishard Road
  • Pectonville Road at Licking Creek Road
  • Cresspond Road
Significant rainfall and heavy winds from Tropical Depression Ida resulted in flooded roadways, fallen trees and debris, as well as downed stop and yield signs, traffic signal failures, power outages, and downed power lines. Washington County road crews actively worked to keep motorists off the streets and to clear debris and downed trees along county roads.