Glade Valley Government 

Frederick County Highway Operations Prepares for Winter

Crews are trained and skilled in snow removal With unseasonably cold temperatures in Frederick County, the Division of Public Works (DPW), Office of Highway Operations, is prepared to help keep roads cleared should a winter storm affect the area. The top priority is keeping drivers safe and maintaining accessibility to Frederick County’s 2,638 miles (1,319 miles centerline) of roadway. Winter Preparation Highway Operations staff began winter preparations in October by hosting the annual “Snow Roadeo” event. This training event helped the drivers sharpen their skills and prepared them for the…

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Government 

Frederick County Government Offices Will Be Closed for Veterans Day

Frederick County Government administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. Offices will return to regularly scheduled hours on Tuesday, Nov. 12. Clarifications to the schedule: Animal Control Center will be closed. Details: 301-600-1546 or visit www.FrederickCountyMD.gov/animalcontrol. Board of Elections, Health Department and Department of Social Services will be closed. Landfill and the Reichs Ford Road Recycling Center will be closed and all recycling collections for the week will shift one day later than the normal schedule. Details: Office of Recycling at…

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Glade Valley Government 

Bennie Duncan Road Closed to Traffic

The Frederick County Office of Transportation Engineering announced today that Bennie Duncan Road will be closed starting from 0.7 miles from Hoffman-Seachrist Road and Cabbage Run Road on or about November 12, 2019. This will allow the contractor, LW Wolfe Enterprises, Inc., to repair the roadway. The work is scheduled to last approximately six weeks until December 20, 2019, weather permitting. The work includes pavement deep patching and resurfacing, reinforcing earth slope, and turf grass establishment. A signed detour route will be in place during the road closure. The detour…

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Government 

Survey Shows Business Is Booming in Frederick County

Sixty-three percent of Frederick County businesses surveyed during Business Appreciation Week this year said they have plans to expand, County Executive Jan Gardner announced today. Eight-one percent of business owners said their business had grown this year, and 84 percent expect 2020 to be even better, according to a survey of 116 businesses conducted during the week of Oct. 7. This was the 19th year that the Office of Economic Development has conducted the annual Business Appreciation Week, the county’s largest business retention outreach. “Our businesses are booming because of…

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