TRAFFIC ALERT – July 4th Celebration – Gist Road, Kate Wagner Road, & Center Street- REMINDER
Westminster, MD, Thursday July 1, 2021 - The Carroll County Farm Museum will host the July 4th Celebration and fireworks on Sunday, July 4th with a rain date of Monday, July 5th. In order to facilitate a safe and orderly traffic flow from the event the following roadways will be closed to all traffic at 8:30 pm and will remain closed until all the traffic has cleared at the conclusion of the fireworks:
- Center Street – From MD 140 to MD 32
- Gist Road – From MD 32 to Kate Wagner Road
- Kate Wagner Road – From MD 32 to MD 27
- Hook Road – From MD 32 to the High School Entrance
- Smith Avenue - From MD 32 to Gist Road
At the end of the fireworks show, ALL traffic from the Ag Center parking area will exit onto Gist Road using BOTH LANES. BOTH LANES of traffic must make a right-hand turn onto Gist Road and proceed to Kate Wagner Road. NO LEFT-HAND TURNS WILL BE PERMITTED ONTO GIST ROAD.
At the end of the fireworks show, ALL traffic from the Farm Museum parking area will use BOTH LANES of Farm Museum Road to exit onto Center Street. BOTH LANES of traffic must make a left-hand turn onto Center Street and proceed to MD Route 140. NO RIGHT-HAND TURNS WILL BE PERMITTED ONTO CENTER STREET.
Access to the Carroll Hospital Emergency Room shall be made from the intersection of Gist Road and Maryland 32. Law Enforcement will be at this intersection to assist persons needing access to the emergency room.
Carroll County thanks the public for their patience and cooperation and reminds them to use caution while driving.