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Traffic Alert: Road Closure on Sandstone Drive

HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 26, 2019) – The Washington County Highway Department will be closing the road at 13337 Sandstone Drive on Thursday, March 28, 2019 for pipe replacement. Sandstone Drive will be closed between Greensburg Road and Kretsinger Road while the pipe is being replaced. For additional information contact Public Relations and

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Traffic Alert: Road Closure and Opening Updates

HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 22, 2019) – As of 4:00 p.m., the Washington County Highway Department announces the following roads have reopened after being temporarily closed due to high water: Lehmans Mill Road Battletown Road Leiters Mill Road Intersection at Clopper Road and Old Forge Road Sandy Hook Road between Keep Tryst Rd. and

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Traffic Alert: Road Closure and Opening Updates

HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 22, 2019) – As of 1:00 p.m., the Washington County Highway Department announces the following road is now closed due to high water: Dellinger Rd. The following road has reopened: Bakersville Rd. between Sprecher Rd. and Tommytown Rd. The following roads remain closed: Sandy Hook Road between Keep Tryst Rd. and

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Traffic Alert: Additional Road Closures Due to High Water

HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 22, 2019) – The Washington County Highway Departmentannounces the following roads are now closed due to high water: Intersection at Clopper Road and Old Forge Road Cresspond Road The following roads remain closed due to high water: Bakersville Rd. between Sprecher Rd. and Tommytown Rd. Sandy Hook Rd. between

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Traffic Alert: Road Closures Due to High Water

HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 22, 2019) – The Washington County Highway Department announces the following road closures due to high water: Bakersville Rd. between Sprecher Rd. and Tommytown Rd. Sandy Hook Rd. between Keep Tryst Rd. and Hoffmaster Rd. Lehmans Mill Rd. Battletown Rd. Leiters Mill Rd. Stay up-to-date on Washington County road closures

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Traffic Alert: Road Closures Due to High Water

HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 22, 2019) – The Washington County Highway Department announces the following road closures due to high water: Bakersville Rd. between Sprecher Rd. and Tommytown Rd. Sandy Hook Rd. between Keep Tryst Rd. and Hoffmaster Rd. The following road has reopened after being temporarily closed due to high water and debris: Valley

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Traffic Alert: Road Closure Due to High Water

HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 21, 2019) – The Washington County Highway Department announces the following road closure due to high water and debris: Valley Rd. between Garrett’s Mill Rd. and Rt. 340 Stay up-to-date on Washington County road closures by visiting our road closure map. The County encourages all citizens to remain off the roads

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Washington County Citizen’s Stormwater and Watershed Survey

March 21, 2019 Washington County Division of Environmental Management would like your help in getting feedback about our citizens’ knowledge and interest regarding stormwater and watershed programs. Please take a few minutes to complete our Stormwater and Watershed Survey so we can continue progressing with the Clean County Initiative. Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/cleancountyspring2019 For additional

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Traffic Alert: Cloverleaf Road Reopens

HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 20, 2019) – After repairing a sewer line, the Washington County Department of Water Quality reopens Cloverleaf Road on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Work that began on Cloverleaf Road between Coffman Avenue and Allen Avenue on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 7:30 a.m. has been completed. For additional information,

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Traffic Alert: Road Closure on Orebank Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 20, 2019) – The Washington County Highway Department has closed a portion of Orebank Road between the addresses of 11915 and 11909 again today, Wednesday March 20, 2019. The road will be closed until approximately 1:00 p.m. for additional road work. Emergency vehicles will be able to pass through and the road

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Traffic Alert: Road Closure on Orebank Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 19, 2019) – The Washington County Highway Department will be closing a portion of Orebank Road between the addresses of 11915 and 11909 for approximately three hours Tuesday, March 19, 2019 beginning at 8:30 a.m. The road will be closed for road work. Emergency vehicles will be able to pass through

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Traffic Alert: Road Closure on Cloverleaf Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 18, 2019) – The Washington County Department of Water Quality will be repairing a sewer line on Cloverleaf Road on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Beginning at 7:30 a.m., Cloverleaf Road between Coffman Avenue and Allen Avenue will remain closed to thru traffic until the repair is completed. The work

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Washington County Parks and Facilities Summer Hours

HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 18, 2019) – The Washington County Parks & Facilities Department announces the summer schedule which will go into effect on Monday, April 1, 2019. Summer operational hours are Monday through Friday, 6:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Office hours are 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. For additional information, please contact Washington

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Registration for 2019 Run Fest

We are just two days away from the 2019 RUN FEST in downtown Hagerstown! The Washington County Recreation and Fitness Department encourages you to register for the race at: imathlete.com/events/spdrunfest. This event includes a Clover Run for kids, 5k, 8k, and half marathon race. For a map of the race course, click here. Race registrants are

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Saint Patrick’s Day Run Fest Road Closures

HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 13, 2019) – The Washington County Highway Department announces a road closure on Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until noon. Participants in the Saint Patrick’s Day Run Fest Half Marathon will be passing through Marty Snook Park as part of their course. The main road closure will be on

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Liberal Leave in Effect for Washington County Government

HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 4, 2019) – Washington County Government would like to announce liberal leave is in effect for all Washington County employees due to inclement weather and Washington County Public Schools operating on a 2-hour delay tomorrow, Monday, March 4, 2019. Transit will operate on a normal schedule, however, routes may

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Liberal Leave in Effect for Washington County Government

HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 3, 2019) – Washington County Government would like to announce liberal leave is in effect for all Washington County employees due to inclement weather and Washington County Public Schools operating on a 2-hour delay tomorrow, Monday, March 3, 2019. Transit will operate on a normal schedule, however, routes may

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Liberal Leave in Effect for Washington County Government

HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 1, 2019) – Washington County Government would like to announce liberal leave is in effect for all Washington County employees due to inclement weather and Washington County Public Schools operating on a 2-hour delay today, Friday, March 1, 2019. Transit will operate on a normal schedule. Routes may be

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Washington County and City of Hagerstown Share Investigation Results

HAGERSTOWN, MD (February 28, 2019) – On September 24, 2018, Washington County Government and the Division of Emergency Services were contacted regarding an alleged employee dishonesty insurance loss claim with the Volunteer Independent Junior Fire Company. The Independent Junior Fire Company is one of the 26 volunteer fire/EMS companies that serve throughout Washington County and the

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Liberal Leave is in effective for Washington County Government

LIBERAL LEAVE IS IN EFFECT FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY GOVERNMENT

Washington County Government would like to announce liberal leave is in effect for all non-essential Washington County employees due to the impending weather forecast and Washington County Public Schools operating on a 2-hour delay tomorrow Thursday, January 20, 2022. County employees who are designated as “Essential” are expected to perform their duties as they normally would. Employees who can telework should report at their usual time.
 
The County encourages those who must travel to exercise caution while on roadways. If driving is essential, clear your vehicle completely, drive slowly, use caution, and don’t crowd or pass plows.
 
We will update the public if any changes occur. Please monitor Washington County Government’s website and social media for updates.