(WJLA) - Rroads in Maryland were closed Thursday and residents were evacuated due to flooding in the region from the amount of heavy rain on Wednesday.
The region received between two and seven inches of rain, causing traffic delays and road closures across the region on Thursday.
Due to weather conditions, the following streets are closed:
As of 6 a.m., the following roads were closed in Montgomery County:
- Northbound 29 closed from Crestmoor Dr to Lockwood Dr - W Old Baltimore at Ten Mile Creek - Woodfield (124) at E Village Ave - Log House Rd - Kindstead Rd at Kings Vally and Burnthill Rd - Riffle Ford Rd at Seneca Creek - Brighton Dam Rd at Bordly to Bridge - Zion Rd Gregg Rd to Sundown Rd - Bonifant Rd at Carona Dr to Alderton Dr - Rileys Lock at River to End - Gold mine Rd at Chandlee Mill Rd to 650
Transit AdvisoryMTA is reporting that all systems are operating as usual with a few bus diversions and moderate service delays:
Local Bus - The number 3, 11 and 61 lines that run on 26th street have been diverted to 25th Street due to yesterday's flood-related sink hole on 26th Street. Compete information for the diversions is available at mta.maryland.gov.
Light Rail - Due to yesterday's heavy rain and continued flooding, the Light Rail Penn Camden shuttle is not operating at this time. Shuttle bus service is in place to accommodate passengers between Penn Station and Camden Yards station, making all designated stops in between. Light Rail is operating at a reduced speed because of flooded areas. Expect moderate service delays.
MARC - Trains may be delayed 15 - 30 minutes due to flooding in some areas. Trains 890, 892 and 894 from Frederick to Washington have been cancelled due to a disabled CSX freight train (non-weather related). Trains 872 and 876 will make necessary additional stops and Metro will honor tickets. Buses will transport passengers to Monocacy for the Commuter bus 991.
Metro trains and Mobility paratransit are operating on their normal schedules.
More updates can be found by visiting mta.maryland.gov or call the MTA Transit Information Contact Center, Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 410-539-5000. TTY 539-3497.