An early morning water main break closed all lanes on Lee Highway in Fairfax County, Virginia, for hours on Wednesday.
Utility crews work on repairing a broken water main Wednesday morning in Fairfax County. (WTOP/Michael O’Connell)
WASHINGTON — An early morning water main break closed U.S. 29/Lee Highway in Fairfax, Virginia, for hours on Wednesday.
The 12-inch main was confirmed broken around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday morning at U.S. 29 and Blake Lane.
The northbound lanes reopened around 6:30 a.m.; the southbound lanes, at about 1 p.m.
Susan Miller, with Fairfax Water, told WTOP in an email that utility crews are at the scene working to confirm the number of customers who will be without water.
Below is a map of the affected area.
WTOP’s Anna Isaacs contributed to this report.
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