Prince George’s Co. roads damaged by burst water main, blown fire hydrant

WASHINGTON — A burst water pipe between Branch Avenue and Auth Road in Prince George’s County, Maryland, Tuesday morning continues to add to the area’s water woes following a blown fire hydrant that caused extensive damage to Allentown Road Monday afternoon.

The 24-inch pipe burst early Tuesday, the morning after a blown fire hydrant was repaired on Allentown Road in Camp Springs.

In addition to extensive damage on Allentown Road, about 135 residential customers and five businesses will be without water for several days, authorities said.

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission is working with the State Highway Administration on the repairs, said WSSC spokesperson Ayoka Blandford.

Blandford said the WSSC will be delivering water to affected customers until service is restored.

Below are the areas of the incidents.

WTOP’s Anna Isaacs contributed to this report. 


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