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Hagerstown streets to close for hospital demolition work, 5K race

August 09, 2011

HAGERSTOWN — East Antietam Street in Hagerstown between King Street and Cannon Avenue will be closed from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. weekdays from Wednesday, Aug. 10, through Wednesday, Aug. 17, according to the City of Hagerstown.

The closure is part of the demolition of the former Washington County Hospital complex near the intersection of Antietam Street and Cannon Avenue.

• On Friday, Aug. 12, traffic will be affected on four streets in the south end of Hagerstown to make room for participants in a 5K race, according to the City of Hagerstown.

The race, sponsored by Krumpe's Do-nut Shop, will force traffic on First Street, Chestnut Street, Garlinger Avenue and Spruce Street to be shifted to one side when it begins at 7:30 p.m.

The Hagerstown Police Department and Fire Police will help direct traffic during the race, which is expected to end at about 8:30 p.m.

Emergency vehicles will be able to pass through the roads affected by the 5K race, but will not be able to pass through East Antietam Street between King Street and Cannon Avenue.

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