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Road Closures and Downed Trees in DC, Maryland and Virginia

8:08 PM, Aug 29, 2011   |    comments
  • Road closed on Cedar Ln. between Lee Highway and Arlington Blvd. in Fairfax County, VA. Photo Courtesy of Jerry Hoyt
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Before heading out after the storm, take a look at which roads in the region are closed or blocked due to flooding and downed trees.

PGC Officials said Monday that 28 county roads remained closed or partially blocked due to damage from Hurricane Irene.

The following roads are affected:

Angora Drive & Frank Tippett Road

Aquasco Farm Road (17109 block)

Beechwood Lane (8024 block)

Brooklyn Bridge Road (Between Julie Lane & Dougherty Avenue)

Brookwood Avenue (10914 block)

Cheltenham Avenue (9205 block)

Chew Road (near Van Wagner Road)

Croom Station Road (7910 block)

Cross Road Trail (10611 block)

Duley Station Road

East Fort Foote Terrarce (8707 block)

Edgewick Avenue (1400 block)

Eversfield Drive (7006 block)

Friendship Court (6907 block)

Livingston Road (13103 block -near Chalfont Avenue)

Ludlow Drive (5300 block)

Mattaponi Road

Medwick Road (14400 block)

Old Marlboro Pike (13504 block)

Race Track Road (9001 block)

Rollins Avenue (1507 block)

San Juan Drive (5813 block)

Scottish Avenue (Near Branch Avenue)

St. Thomas Church Road (14200 block)

Surratts Road

Trumps Hill Road (7915 block)

Windham Road (6003 block)

Woodland Boulevard (5105 block)

If you see something we've missed--give us a call at (202) 895-5999 or submit a NEWSTIP on  We'll be updating this list throughout the day as storm damage is assessed.

Road Closures in VA:

The Virginia Department of Emergency Management reports that  all interstates, the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel and the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel are open.  It is estimated that 238 roads are closed across the state.  Updates on closures can be found on the state's Hurricane Irene blog.

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Road Closures in Arlington:

  • 2700 block of S. Hayes St.
  •  Military Rd. and 25th Street N.

  • Intersection of N. George Mason Dr. and N. Park Dr.
  • N. Columbus St. near Washington Blvd.
  • N. Quantico and N. 18th St.

Road Closures in Fairfax:

  •  Eastbound 66 at the Beltway
  •  Kirby Road North of Old Dominion Drive
  • Cedar Lane between Lee Highway and Arlington Boulevard

Road Closures in DC:

  • Southern Avenue between East Capitol Street and 63rd Street NE
  • Beach Dr. NW between Maryland-DC line and West Beach Drive
  • Broad Branch Road NW between Brandywine Street and Ridge Road
  • tree down at: Ingomar Street NW, just west of Connecticut Ave
  • 3700 block of Yuma Street NW (tree down)

Road Closures in Anne Arundel County, MD:

  • Eastbound Route 50 Ramp to Route 424
  • MD 259 prior to Md 408 (downed tree)
  • MD 255 at MD 468 (tree and wires)
  • MD 648 between Jones Station Road and Old County Road (tree)
  • MD 794 between MD 259 and Sands Rd (tree)
  • MD 408 at Boones Drive
  • MD 261 at Prout Road

Road Closures in Prince George's County, MD:

  • Upper Marlboro, MD: Brooke Lane & Ritchie Marlboro Road (downed wire)
  • Upper Marlboro, MD: 15315 Rolling Meadows Road
  • Forestville, MD: Forestville Road - Suitland Parkway & Allentown Road (flooding)
  • Greenbelt, MD: Sunnyside Avenue (flooding)
  • Bowie, MD: Governor Bridge Road (flooding)
  • Laurel, MD: Contee Road at Mayfair (flooding)
  • College Park, MD: Metzerott Road west of U.S. Route 1 (flooding)
  • Clinton, MD: Wills Lane at Allentown Road (flooding)
  • Brandywine, MD: McKendree Road near Accokeek Road (flooding)
  • Piscataway, MD: Livingston Road at Taylor/Chalfont Avenue (downed tree)
  • Oxon Hill, MD: 3500 Steed Road (downed tree)
  • MD796C at Quincy Street
  • 13301 Old Indian Head Road (down utility line and tree)
  • Angora Drive & Frank Tippet Road (down utility line and down tree)
  • 4301 Floral Park Road (down utility line)
  • Webster Street (down utility line)
  • Brooke Lane and Ritchie -Marlboro Road (down utility line)
  • Governors Bridge Road (flooding)
  • Livingston Road @ Chalfont Avenue (down tree)
  • Rollins Avenue & Dennis Drive (down tree)
  • Ritchie Marlboro Road & Marlboro Pike (traffic light - no electric)
  • Old Marlboro Pike & Mount Airy (tree down)
  • 7915 Trumps Hill Road (tree down)
  • Laurel Bowie Road between Snowden Pond Rd/Basswood Dr. and Powder Mill Rd. Traffic is being detoured to the Baltimore Washington Parkway at Powder Mill for northbound traffic to Laurel and to BW Parkway at MD 197 in Laurel for southbound traffic to Bowie.


Caroline County, MD:

  • MD 304 at Cutoff Road
  • Central Avenue between Main Street and MD 313
  • MD 287 prior to Jarrell Road

Road Closures in St. Mary's County, MD:
  • Army Way
  • Tippett Road
  • Joe Hazel Road
  •  Indian Bridge Road
  • Route 243
  • MD 249 south of Stark Drive
  • Northbound MD 235 at Schoolhouse Road
  • MD 471 at MD 5
  • Northbound MD 235 at Airport View Drive
  • Northbound MD235 at Chaffee Court
  • MD 472 at MD 235

Montgomery County, MD:

  • Northbound Georgia Avenue at Norbeck Road

  • 14510 Wexhall Terrace and Greencastle Road (tree down)
  • 400 block of Boyd Avenue, Takoma Park (tree down)
  • 8900 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda Area (tree down)
  • 6700 block of Greentree Road, Bethesda, Area (tree down)
  • 6500 block of Wilmett Road, Bethesda (tree down)
  • Sycamore at Columbia (tree down)
  • Elm at Allegheny (tree down)
  • Takoma at Philadelphia (low Wires)
  • Hickory at Columbia- (tree down)
  • 8410 Flower (Tree Down)
  • 8600 Flower (Tree Down)
  • Flower at Cherry (Tree Down)
  • Geneva at Hilltop (Tree Down)
  • Central and Garland (Tree Down/Wires Dow)
  • Woodland at Ethan Allen (Tree Down)
  • Jackson between Boyd and Aspen (Wires Down)
  • 8400-8600 block Flower Avenue closed; tree down
  • Sligo Creek Parkway closed

Cecil County, Md.

  • MD 70 between Howard St and Creswell Avenue
  • MD 896 at Little Egypt Road

Charles County, Md.

  • MD 227 at Mattawomen Creek Bridge

Kent County, Md.

  • MD 299 at Sassafras Jacobs Creek Bridge

Talbot County, Md.

  • MD 404 at Cordova Road
  • MD 662 C at Sharp Road
  • MD 404 at MD 303

Calvert  County, Md.

  • MD 265 at Matapecke Ct
  • MD 497 at Little Cove Point Rd
  • MD 261 at Camp Roosevelt Drive

Carroll County, Md.

  • MD 496 between Old Bachmans Valley Road and Saw Mill Road
  • MD 97 at Piney View Court

Harford County, Md.

  • MD624 at Wheeler School Road
  • MD 161 at Stokes Road
  • MD23 at Ayres Chapel Road
  • Northbound MD24 at PA line (tree/wires)
  • Southbound US 1 south of Reckord Road
  • MD440 between MD 543 and Scarboro Road

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