HAGERSTOWN, MD (September 1, 2021) –The Washington County Highway Department announces the following road closures due to flooded roadways:
- Battletown Road
- Rowe Road between Itnyre Road and Smithsburg/Leitersburg Road
- Ashton Road at Gruber Road
- Wishard Road
- Pectonville Road at Licking Creek Road
- Cresspond Road
- Leiters Mill Road
- High Germany Road
The County encourages all citizens to remain off the roads listed above. Please do not drive through standing water on a roadway.
Throughout the day, Tropical Depression Ida passed through Washington County with significant rainfall and heavy winds. The rainfall has resulted in flooded roadways and overflowing roadways, while heavy winds resulted in fallen trees and debris on our roadways, as well as downed stop and yield signs, traffic signal failures, power outages, and downed power lines. Washington County road crews are actively working to keep motorists off the streets and to clear debris and downed trees along county roads.
If there is a power outage at your home or business, contact your local energy utility company or visit their website for more information.
For additional information, please contact Washington County’s Public Relations and Marketing Department at 240-313-2380 or [email protected].