After heavy rains, the dam at Cascade Lake has reached capacity.
Hampstead, Md. (CY)- Water continues to be pumped from Cascade Lake in Carroll County, which may result in more road closings throughout the area.
A controlled breach of the dam is scheduled for Monday morning. The Carroll County Sherrif’s office is reminding area residents to remain vigilant and aware of possible dam failure during its excavation.
Areas downstream of Cascade Lake along the Tributary of the East Branch of the Patapsco River are most at risk for flooding. Affected areas include Snydersburg Road, Hampstead Mexico Road and Brodbeck Road.
Current closed roads:
Snydersburg Road between Cape Horn Road and Hampstead Mexico Road (Maryland Route 482)
The following additional roads may be closed if necessary:
Snydersburg Road & Cape Horn Road
Brodbeck Road by Walmart
Brodbeck Road – Walmart side at # 1517
Brillhart Road & MD 482
Brodbeck Road & Schaeffer Drive
MD 482 & North Brook Road
Shiloh Road & Brodbeck Road
Cape Horn Road & Brillhart Road
Harvey Gummel Road & N. Cape Horn Road
MD 30 – Bypass & MD 482
Local authorities are encouraging drivers to give themselves additional time if they are traveling near these areas. Additional updates will be distributed by the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office on Twitter and Facebook.