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May 10, 2007
HAGERSTOWN If weather permits, North Locust Street in Hagerstown will be closed to all traffic from 9 a.m. to about 2 p.m. Friday between North Avenue and Broadway so workers can remove abandoned storm-drain lines. Traffic will be detoured around the work zone via North Avenue, Jonathan Street, Forrest Drive and Prospect Avenue. Emergency vehicles will not be able to pass through the work zone.
NEWS
September 28, 2009
HAGERSTOWN -- The City of Hagerstown provided the following information about a road closure: The City's Wastewater Division will repair a sanitary sewer lateral in the 100 Block of Jonathan Street beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday, weather-permitting. The work will require the closure of Jonathan Street between Franklin and Church streets. Motorists will be forced to detour around the work zone using other city streets. A detour plan will be implemented to direct traffic around the work area.
NEWS
by JENNIFER FITCH | July 17, 2007
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - The plan to close a portion of Tomstown Road that meets Pa. 997 might not be a sure thing, the Washington Township Supervisors were told by their solicitor Monday. A note on preliminary land development plans for Johnny Knepper Estates mentioned the section of road being abandoned. Traffic would be taken from the new Washington Township Boulevard to Pa. 997. Solicitor John Lisko asked that the note be removed, explaining that when the time comes, someone could challenge the state road's closure in court.
NEWS
January 30, 1998
HANCOCK - The Washington County Commissioners will hold a public hearing before deciding whether to close a service road at Licking Creek west of Big Pool. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources asked the commissioners to close the road because of criminal activity, including illegal hunting, drug and alcohol use, littering, dumping and camping. Ralph Young, manager of Fort Frederick State Park, said keeping the road open would pose safety issues for the Western Maryland Rail Trail, which is expected to open this spring.
NEWS
December 25, 2009
Lehmans Mill Road is scheduled to close to through traffic near the intersection with Md. 60 on Monday, Jan. 4, to allow for reconstruction of a portion of that road and stabilization of stream bank areas along Antietam Creek. The road closure is scheduled to be in effect from through May. All work will be done along Lehmans Mill Road. A detour will be posted to route traffic around the project during the road-closure period. Those wishing additional information may contact the project manager, Jessica Spring, at 240-313-2414 or Deputy Director of Public Works Robert Slocum at 240-313-2418.
NEWS
September 5, 2012
Washington County officials have issued the following information about a road closure connected to 150th Maryland Campaign re-enactment activities during the coming weekend. Monroe Road in Boonsboro will be closed to all traffic except for residents, school buses, emergency vehicles, re-enactment participants and visiting public for the 150th Maryland Campaign re-enactment activities from 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7 until 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9. Monroe Road will be closed from the intersection of Route 34 to the Intersection of Mill Point Road for through traffic and will be marked with traffic cones and detour signs to avoid the road closure.
NEWS
November 21, 2008
The Washington County Division of Public Works -- Capital Projects Engineering Department will hold an informational community meeting for the rehabilitation of Harpers Ferry Road Bridge over Antietam Creek. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 2, from 7 to 8 pm in the Sharpsburg Town Hall, 106 Main St., in Sharpsburg. The meeting will be postponed until Wednesday Dec. 3, in the case of inclement weather. The purpose of the meeting is to present the project, explain the proposed road closure and temporary detour that will be required, and to answer any questions.
NEWS
November 24, 2009
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. -- Beginning Monday, weather permitting, Bloomery Road (W.Va. 27) in Jefferson County will be closed to through traffic about two miles north of W.Va. 9 for about a week, the West Virginia Division of Highways announced. The road closure is necessary for installation of the remaining sections of a precast concrete arch structure for the new four-lane route for W.Va. 9 now under construction, officials said. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes, such as the current route for W.Va.
BREAKINGNEWS
February 25, 2011
A downed Comcast service line closed Interstate 81 near the Holiday Inn in Martinsburg for more than an hour and Friday afternoon, causing substantial congestion along the highway, U.S. 11 and connecting routes, Berkeley County Sheriff Kenneth Lemaster Jr. said. The highway was reopened about 3:30 p.m., after the downed line was reported just after 2 p.m.,  according to Lemaster, who expected traffic conditions would remain congested until about 5 p.m. Supports for the downed utility line apparently failed due to windy conditions, but the wire did not break, Lemaster said.
NEWS
March 29, 2009
Dual Highway from Colonial Drive to Eastern Boulevard is again open to traffic after a downed high-voltage power line closed the roadway for about four hours, dispatchers said. Traffic lights were still out on that portion of the road as of midnight, causing traffic congestion, dispatchers said. A portion of Eastern Boulevard remained closed at midnight as crews continued work there, but work there was completed overnight, dispatchers said. The power line fell in the area of Eastern Boulevard south of Dual Highway, dispatchers said.
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NEWS
July 16, 2013
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Cherry Run Road is expected be closed in the coming days due to bridge repairs near the Morgan/Berkeley county line, the West Virginia Division of Highways said Monday. This road closure will happen sometime this week and will be in place for at least a month, the state said in a news release. The affected bridge is three miles north of W.Va. 9 and is less than a half mile east of the Morgan County community of Cherry Run. Motorists who normally use this road as a shortcut between Hedgesville, W.Va., and Hancock should detour over Morgan County 5 to access Cherry Run before proceeding through Sleepy Creek to U.S. 522.
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NEWS
By C.J. LOVELACE | cj.lovelace@herald-mail.com | May 2, 2013
A drainage culvert replacement project expected to take nearly eight months to complete has approval to begin next week, and it will require temporary closure of portions of two roads just north of Smithsburg, according to a Washington County official. Robert Slocum, deputy director of public works, said recently that the overall project, which is to begin about May 6, includes three smaller projects to replace culverts that are in disrepair - one on Leitersburg-Smithsburg Road and two on Stevenson Road, close to where the two roads intersect.
NEWS
November 11, 2012
The Washington County Division of Public Works announces road closures and detours for this week. The north end of Glenside Avenue will be closed to through traffic for paving installation Tuesday and Wednesday. Glenside Avenue off Oak Ridge Drive will become a two-way street for those two days and will be accessible from Oak Ridge Drive only. Resley Road will reopen to traffic at 9 a.m. Monday. Resley Road will serve as the designated detour route for Rice Road, which will close Tuesday for 14 weeks to allow for a culvert replacement.
NEWS
October 30, 2012
According to Franklin County Emergency Services, the following roads were closed as of 6 a.m. Friday: Greene Township • Mount Pleasant Road between Brookens Road and Cook Road • Woodstock Road between Shadle Road and Cook Road Guilford Township • Loop Rd near Franklin County Career and Technology Center Hamilton Township • Leafmore Road at the bridge Lurgan Township • Burnt Mill Road • Park...
NEWS
September 20, 2012
The Washington County Division of Public Works' Engineering and Construction Department will host a community information meeting to discuss the rehabilitation of the Old Forge Road bridge over Antietam Creek. The meeting will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Old Forge Elementary School at 21615 Old Forge Road in Hagerstown. The purpose of the meeting is to present the need for the project, discuss the bridge rehabilitation process, explain the proposed road closure and temporary detour that will be required, and to answer questions, according to a county news release.
NEWS
September 5, 2012
Washington County officials have issued the following information about a road closure connected to 150th Maryland Campaign re-enactment activities during the coming weekend. Monroe Road in Boonsboro will be closed to all traffic except for residents, school buses, emergency vehicles, re-enactment participants and visiting public for the 150th Maryland Campaign re-enactment activities from 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7 until 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9. Monroe Road will be closed from the intersection of Route 34 to the Intersection of Mill Point Road for through traffic and will be marked with traffic cones and detour signs to avoid the road closure.
NEWS
July 14, 2011
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced Tuesday one road closure and the delay of a bridge closure. South Mountain Road will close near the South Mountain U.S. Post Office in Quincy Township, Pa., for a project to replace a drainage pipe with a box culvert starting July 18, according to a news release. Motorists will encounter a detour using Coral Ridge and Loop roads for the rest of July. Also, a closure associated with a Pa. 316 bridge rehabilitation project in Guilford Township, Pa., has been delayed again.
NEWS
June 17, 2011
Work to expand the intersection of Massey Boulevard and Halfway Boulevard near Hagerstown continues, causing traffic to be backed up in each direction at different times. Roadwork is expected to continue there until Thanksgiving. Work to widen the intersection of Dual Highway and Edgewood Drive continues. Traffic is sometimes sluggish in both directions. Only one lane of Md. 550 in Thurmont, Md., is open between Eylers Valley Flint Road and Kelbaugh Road due to a mudslide that occurred April 17. The Maryland State Highway Administration says it is unsure when the road will completely reopen.
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