November 17, 2011
The left lane of Cannon Avenue between Washington Street and Franklin Street is subject to closure today as crews from Miller Pipeline are rehabilitating sanitary sewer lines in the area, according to a traffic advisory from the City of Hagerstown's website, www.hagerstownmd.org . The lane could remain closed until around 6 p.m. Similar work by Miller Pipeline was done on East Washington Street between Mulberry Street and Cannon Avenue on...
May 28, 2013
Motorists are advised to expect delays and to consider alternate routes due to flagging operations that are expected to take place on Old National Pike and Poffenberger Road Wednesday, State Highway Administration officials said Tuesday in a news release. Lane closures will begin at 6 a.m. and continue around the clock to allow crews to reconstruct a portion of Old National Pike to lower the crest of a hill several inches to improve sight distance, according to a news release. The work is expected to continue for up to two days, the release said.
October 1, 2012
Maryland State Police were investigating a Monday afternoon robbery of the Frederick County Bank on Commerce Street. The holdup was reported at 2:52 p.m., police said. A man entered the bank and gave a teller a note stating he had a bomb, police said. The man took an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the scene in a green or blue Toyota Yaris with Maryland registration 1AH2856, police said. When police arrived, they established a perimeter and told school officials, police said.
July 30, 2006
Crews to pave portion of Virginia Avenue Monday Crews will begin paving Virginia Avenue between Howard Street and Park Circle on Monday beginning at 7 a.m., weather permitting, according to a press release from the City of Hagerstown. Motorists approaching the work area should expect to encounter flagmen, temporary lane closures and traffic control devices. Motorists are advised that traffic delays are likely near the work area, and that alternate routes should be considered.
March 11, 2000
Briefly Farmers eligible for drought grants WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd, D-W.Va., announced that farmers whose grazing pastures were damaged as a result of last year's drought will be eligible for grants to re-seed the land. Byrd helped secure $40 million for the revegetation grants. The USDA will accept applications for the Pasture Recovery Program between March 20 and at least April 14, according to a press release from Byrd's office. The maximum farmers will be eligible for is $2,500, Byrd said.
July 22, 2009
Work crews from Craig Paving Inc. will mill and patch the existing pavement on Church Street between Potomac and Jonathan streets in Hagerstown on Friday, city officials announced. The work will begin at 7 a.m., weather permitting. The City of Hagerstown provided the following information about the work: o The contractor will attempt to use flagmen to keep one lane of traffic flowing around the work area. o Motorists approaching the work area may encounter cones, barricades, flagmen and other traffic control devices.
July 20, 2009
Work crews from Craig Paving Inc. will mill the existing pavement on North Burhans Boulevard between Park Lane and Pennsylvania Avenue as part of the city's annual Pavement Preservation Program. The work will begin Wednesday at 7 a.m., weather permitting. The City of Hagerstown provided the following information about the work. Motorists approaching the work area might encounter workers, cones, barricades and other traffic-control devices. Temporary lane shifts will be used to direct traffic around the work zone.
September 4, 2009
The work to install a slurry seal surfacing treatment on some streets in Hagerstown was delayed until next week. The work, which the city had said would begin this week, will begin Tuesday at 7 a.m., weather permitting, the city said in a prepared release. The slurry seal surfacing treatment is to be done on portions of: o East Washington Street (U.S. 40 to Richmond Street). o Beechwood Drive (Glenwood Avenue to Fairview Road). o Brinker Drive (East Wilson Boulevard south to the dead end)
July 6, 2010
Beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday, the Antietam Velo Club will present the Hagerstown Challenge Criterium cycling race in the north end of Hagerstown. During the event, no through traffic will be allowed on the streets that comprise the race route, and no on-street parking will be allowed on those streets, according to Hagerstown officials. The race route is a loop around portions of Woodland Way, West Irvin Avenue, West Hillcrest Road, The Terrace and Park Lane. The Hagerstown Police Department and race organizers will direct traffic at the various street intersections around the race route.
July 10, 2009
The Antietam Velo Club will hold the Hagerstown Challenge Criterium cycling race in Hagerstown's north end this morning beginning at 7 a.m. The race route is a loop around portions of Woodland Way, West Hillcrest Road, The Terrace, Prospect Avenue, Forest Drive and Park Lane. The City of Hagerstown has provided the following information about traffic flow: o During the event, no through traffic will be allowed on the streets that comprise the race route, and no on-street parking will be allowed on these streets.