water main break

June 11, 2021 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Crews Repair Broken 16-Inch Water Main on Rockville Pike in Bethesda

Update (June 11, 11:26 a.m.) WSSC Water crews have repaired the 16-inch water main break on Rockville Pike [Route 355] near Cedar Lane in Bethesda. The crews pulled an all-nighter according to Pete Piringer, spokesperson for Montgomery Fire and Rescue Services, cutting and replacing 19 feet of pipe. Expect some traffic delays in that area on […]

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December 11, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Water Main Break on Rockville Pike Causes Major Road Damage

A water main break Friday morning in front of the former White Flint Mall is causing traffic delays in the area of southbound Rockville Pike (MD-355) and Security Lane. Water main break southbound Route 355 in front of White Flint Mall.All traffic must turn right at Security Lane. #Rockville @mymcmedia pic.twitter.com/Nco1WNGteG — Michael Walsh (@GetMikeWalsh) […]

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January 31, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Water Main Break Closes Part of University Boulevard

A water main break this afternoon has closed off a section of Eastbound University Boulevard in the Silver Spring area, between Piney Branch Road and Seek Lane. Drivers should expect delays and are encouraged to take alternative routes, according to an alert by Montgomery County Emergency Management. The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission said crews are […]

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January 2, 2020 | Staff Writer

Chevy Chase Water Main Break Causes Major Delays

A water main break and car crash caused major delays on Connecticut Avenue south bound between Jones Bridge and Chevy Chase Lake Drive in Chevy Chase Thursday morning. Emergency officials say there were no serious injuries, and the crash was likely caused due to icy conditions resulting from the water main break. Some lanes were […]

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December 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Magruder High Closing Due to Water Main Break

Magruder High School in Rockville will be closing today at 10:19 a.m. according to a message on the school district’s website. A water main break has left the school without water. School buses will arrive at 10:15 a.m. to transport students home. Transportation for special programs is included. The school closed last month due when […]

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November 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Hundreds Affected by Large Water Main Break in Gaithersburg

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) crews are working to repair a water main break at West Side Drive in Gaithersburg. The break occurred early Thursday morning to a large water pipe that supplies the Brighton Village Apartments. WSSC shut the water off at 7 a.m. in order to begin repairs. Hundreds of residents of the […]

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November 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Magruder High Closed Because of Water Main Break

Magruder High School is closed today, Nov. 13, because of a water main break in the area. Montgomery County Publics Schools announced the closing on their website at 6:10 a.m.   Important Message: Due to a water main break, Magruder High School will be closed today, November 13, 2019. @MagruderHS — MCPS (@MCPS) November 13, […]

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November 8, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Water Main Break Causes Major Traffic Delays

A water main break on Chain Bridge Road in Arlington, Virginia has caused major delays in the area and will continue to do so for the rest of the day according to officers on the scene. The water main break goes for about 36 inches and residents near the area are encouraged to boil their […]

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November 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Water Main Break Closes Randolph Road Recreation Building

Montgomery County Recreation closes their main office at Randolph Road due to a water main break. #BREAKING (11:30a) Due to a water issue, our main office at 4010 Randolph Rd. in #SilverSpring is closing for the day, but the opening of winter registration continues at https://t.co/o1A6xayYko and in-person at #MoCoRec community, aquatic and senior centers. […]

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March 27, 2017 | Sonya Burke

WSSC Crews Are Working on Water Main in Derwood, 300 Customers Affected

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) crews are working to repair a water main leak on Briardale Road in Derwood. WSSC spokesperson Luis Maya said 300 customers are without water while repairs are underway to fix the 24-inch water main. According to Maya, the repair work is scheduled from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. today and, […]

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