Water main break snarls traffic on part of Lee Highway in Fairfax

A water main break is causing traffic delays on a portion of Lee Highway on Sunday in Fairfax County, Virginia.

The rupture happened around 7 a.m. — cracking the pavement and spilling water across the roadway.

The WTOP Traffic Center reported one lane was getting by in each direction of Lee Highway after the roadway was initially closed between Ellenwood Drive and Mainstone Drive.

Water crews are on the scene, but there’s no word on when repairs will be finished.

Below is a map of the affected area.

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