HAGERSTOWN, MD (September 2, 2021) – The Washington County Highway Department announces the following roads are now open that were closed last night:
  • Ashton Road at Gruber Road
  • High Germany Road
  • Rowe Road between Itnyre Road and Smithsburg/Leitersburg Road
  • Battletown Road
  • Leiters Mill Road
The following roads remain closed due to flooded roadways:
  • Independence Road from Route 40 to the FOP Lodge
  • Wishard Road
  • Pectonville Road at Licking Creek Road
  • Cresspond Road
The County encourages all citizens to remain off the roads listed above. Please do not drive through standing water on a roadway.
Yesterday’s significant rainfall and heavy winds have 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 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.