Montgomery County Roads to Avoid During a Flood

A list of flood-prone roads from Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service.


  • MD 97 (Georgia Ave.) at Reddy Branch—North of Brookeville
  • MD 124 (Woodfield Road) at Goshen Branch and at Great Seneca Creek—North of Brink Road.
  • MD 117 (Clopper Road) at Great Seneca Creek—West of Gaithersburg
  • MD 117 (Clopper Road) at Little Seneca Creek—East of Boyds
  • MD 355 (Frederick Road) at Little Seneca Creek—West of Brink
  • MD 121 (Clarksburg Road) near Little Seneca Lake—North of Boyds     
  • MD 118 (Germantown Road) at Great Seneca Creek—South of Germantown 
  • River Road and Berryville Road at Seneca Creek 
  • Blunt Road at Great Seneca Creek—South of Brink Road.
  • Davis Mill Road at Great Seneca Creek—North of Gaithersburg
  • Hoyles Mill Road at ford of Little Seneca Creek—Germantown, west of the soccer complex
  • Loghouse Road at Magruder Branch—South of Damascus
  • Elton Farm Road at Haights Branch—North of Sunshine
  • Howard Chapel Road at Haights Branch—North of Sunshine
  • White’s Ferry Road and River Road—White’s Ferry


  • MD 29 (Columbia Pike) at Paint Branch—North of White Oak
  • MD 185 (Conn. Ave.) at Rock Creek—South of Kensington
  • MD 190 (River Road) at Cabin John Creek - Potomac 
  • MD 193 (University Blvd.) at Sligo Creek - Wheaton 
  • MD 586 (Veirs Mill Road) at Rock Creek—South of Twinbrook Parkway
  • Beach Drive in Rock Creek Park - Kensington-Chevy Chase
  • Sligo Creek Parkway- Silver Spring-Takoma Park 
Eric S. June 13, 2013 at 05:46 PM
Thanks! This is really helpful. Not sure if it's gotten better with rerouting, but Montrose around 355 and Old Georgetown used to get horrible too.
Tiffany Arnold (Editor) June 13, 2013 at 06:18 PM
I was surprised Riffle Ford Road wasn't on the list. That one usually floods, too.


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