May 25, 1998
Downtown Hagerstown drivers can expect delays where Washington and Franklin streets intersect Jonathan, Prospect and Walnut streets this week as crews continue to upgrade traffic signals. Lanes and entire roads will be closed this weekend, May 30 and 31, near North Potomac and West Franklin streets, according to the city engineering department. Parking restrictions will be posted on streets near construction zones 24 hours in advance. Vehicles in violation will be towed.
July 22, 2008
FREDERICK, Md. -- Mid-Atlantic Utilities, Inc. will be replacing a water main on East Patrick Street in Frederick, Md. One lane of East Patrick Street between Franklin Street and Wisner Street will be closed to traffic through Wednesday, December 31, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For additional information, please contact Donnie Lawson, Traffic Engineering Technician, City of Frederick Engineering Department ,at 301-600-3885.
May 13, 2010
The Washington County Division of Public Works, Capital Projects Engineering Department, said Thursday that Lehmans Mill Road at Md. 60 -- Leitersburg Pike -- is scheduled to reopen to through traffic at 2 p.m. Friday, May 14. The road has been closed to allow the stream bank stabilization and roadway reconstruction project along Antietam Creek.
January 25, 2008
After more than 19 years with the Washington County Engineering Department, Chief Engineer Terrance P. McGhee resigned Tuesday to take a job in the private sector, according to a press release. McGhee is taking a position with Bechtel Corp., where he will work on a project in Tyson's Corner, Va., to extend the Washington, D.C., Metrorail to Dulles International Airport. His last day with the county will be Feb. 15. "The department has come a long way since I first took over.
January 30, 2005
Work crews are excavating on Lanvale Street to install new sanitary sewer lines, according to the Hagerstown Engineering Department. If the weather is good, employees of Charles E. Brake Inc. will work on the road until Friday. Lanvale Street, which is in Hagerstown's West End, will be closed to traffic near Summer Street. A detour will send traffic to Elgin Boulevard and West Washington and Ross streets. Emergency vehicles won't be able to pass through the closed area.
June 29, 2004
Garbage collection schedules in Hagerstown will change because of the observance of the Independence Day holiday on Monday, July 5. Collection will be as follows: North End collection: Set out Monday evening for Tuesday collection. South End collection: Set out Tuesday evening for Wednesday collection. Citywide yard waste: Set out Wednesday evening for Thursday collection. There will be no paper recycling pickup that week. Garbage may be placed at the curb after 4 p.m. For information, call the city's Engineering Department at 301-739-8577, ext. 126.
October 2, 2004
Underpass Way at Valley Mall will be closed to all through traffic from 10 p.m. to 8 a.m. from Monday though Nov. 22 to make repairs to the Halfway Boulevard bridge, according to a Washington County Engineering Department press release. The bridge was damaged when it was struck by a container truck in July . Appropriate detours will be posted and maintained. Traffic flow on Halfway Boulevard should not be affected, but it will not be possible for traffic to go under the bridge during those hours.
June 22, 2005
Eleven county employees were honored Tuesday for completing development courses in government management and support. Receiving government supervisory management certificates were Rocky Bishop and Mark Bradshaw of the Department of Water Quality; Bernard Canfield from the Highway Department; Rick Curry of the Purchasing Department; Randy Edwards of the Engineering Department; Angie Loewenheim of the Budget and Finance Department; Kenny Rickett of...
February 23, 2006
The first block of Summit Avenue, between Antietam and Washington streets, will be closed from 5 to 9 p.m. today due to construction work at the Washington County Courthouse Annex, according to a press release from the Washington County Engineering Department. Air-conditioning equipment will be removed from the roof of the building by crane During this time period no one will be allowed to enter or occupy the Courthouse Annex Building at 24 Summit Ave., the release says.
August 28, 2006
Trash and recycling collection schedules in Hagerstown will change because of the Labor Day holiday on Monday, Sept. 4, when there will be no pickup. Collection will be as follows: · North End trash collection: Set out Monday evening for Tuesday collection. · South End trash collection: Set out Tuesday evening for Wednesday collection. · Citywide yard waste: Set out Wednesday evening for Thursday collection. · Recycling collection is delayed one day. Trash and recycling may be placed at the curb after 4 p.m. For more information, call the Engineering Department at 301-739-8577, ext. 126.