Update as of 7:30 am, July 2, 2012.
* As of 1 PM Sunday, all county roads blocked by trees NOT involving power lines were reopened.
* Presently, 130 road segments remain closed; all of which involve active power lines. 77 of the road segment closures remain in Silver Spring.
* Crews continue to clean up of large debris in all 220 residential plow routes.
* Currently 40 contractual tree crews and a large contingent of contractual equipment are assisting with the cleanup effort.
* 280 of the 800 traffic signals in the county are not in communication with the Transportation Management Center. 40 of those are on color but no communication (either a cable problem or power problem at a communications hub).
* Crews are checking signals - completed once, on second round of inspections in the event power is restored. 25 'priority 1' locations without power.
All Ride On routes operating are delayed.
3 garages and 15 lots without power.
The Division of Highway Services operates a Storm Operations Map that contains a host of information. Designed initially for conveying information during a snow storm, the map is operated year-round and will show road segments that are closed. Visit Highway Services' website and click on the map. Place cursor over the portion of the county of interest to you and double click to zoom in. Closed segments of County Roads will be shown with a fat black line.
The Division of Traffic and Engineering Services maintains a listing of traffic incidents occurring throughout the county. The list covers issues such as congestion hot spots, collisions, and road closures due to high water or other causes. Visit Traffic Engineering's website.
To report storm-related problems or other maintenance concerns, call 311 Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, or visit MC311’s website. For more information about the current storm, including tips on dealing with the extended power outage in your home, visit the County's press release.