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TRAFFIC ALERT UPDATE: Multiple Road Closures in Washington County

TRAFFIC ALERT UPDATE: Multiple Road Closures in Washington County

HAGERSTOWN, MD (January 10, 2024) – In response to the recent weather system that impacted Washington County, MD, local authorities and the Washington County Highway Department have taken necessary measures to ensure public safety. As a result, several roads in the area have been temporarily closed.

The following roads are currently closed:

  • Cresspond Road
  • Wishard Road
  • Kemps Mill Road at the old mill
  • Independence Road

The following roads have been reopened:

  • Ashton Road

For the safety of everyone, we kindly urge residents and motorists to adhere to road closures and detour signs. Attempting to pass through closed roads can not only endanger your life but also disrupt the ongoing recovery efforts.

We understand the inconvenience these closures may cause and appreciate your cooperation and understanding during this challenging time. Our top priority is to ensure the safety and well-being of our community.

For the latest updates on road closures and other weather-related news, please follow Washington County Government’s Facebook page or visit our website. We will continue to keep the public informed with timely and accurate information.

For additional information, please contact Washington County’s Public Relations and Marketing Department at 240-313-2380 or [email protected].

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We’ll keep the public informed of any changes. Stay updated by monitoring Washington County Government’s website and social media channels for the latest information. Your safety is our priority!