Leonardtown, MD –Recent storm activity and a pipe replacement project will force Asher Road, from east of Tip Top School Road to west of Cox Road, to be closed beginningJune 9. The road will be closed for approximately two weeks while work is completed.

Detour signs will be in place around the construction area which will include Cox Road, Tin Top School Road, Yowaiski Mill Road and Mechanicsville Road. Residents may also experience some construction noise in the area during daylight hours. Scheduled construction work is dependent on weather conditions.

For more information, please contact the St. Mary’s County Department of Public Works & Transportation at 301-475-4200, ext., or the St. Mary’s County Public Information Office at 301-475-4200, ext. *1342.