High water closes nearly 20 roads in Carroll County

As rain continues to fall throughout the region, Carroll County officials were reporting that as of 4:20 p.m. Wednesday, 19 roads were closed across the county due to flooding.

Roads affected by closures included Johnsville and Hoods Mill in the Sykesville and Woodbine areas; Winters Church Road in Union Bridge;  parts of Mayberry Road west of Westminster and Keysville Road South in Keymar near the Carroll/Frederick line.

Most of the affected roads have been closed since late morning, but nine were closed since 2 p.m.  Only one road -- Baughman Mill Road in Lineboro – has been reopened, according to the county.

Residents are urged to use caution, and to not drive through standing water.

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