UPDATED: WSSC Repairs Water Main Break on Rockville Pike in Bethesda (PHOTOS)

WSSC water main break Rockville PikeUPDATED WSSC crews have completed repairs on the 16-inch water main that broke overnight on Rockville Pike near Cedar Lane.

According to WSSC, service has been restored to 116 customers who were impacted by the break.

All lanes on Rockville Pike at Cedar Lane are now open.

WSSC confirmed the broken water main shortly before 1 a.m. on Wednesday. Water was shut off by 3:30 a.m., according to a WSSC news release.

This is the second time in approximately six months that the 75-year-old stretch of pipe has broken. There was also break in the area on October 13, 2015.

ORIGINAL POST Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) crews are working to repair a 16-inch water main break in the 9100 block of Rockville Pike in Bethesda.

The emergency utility work has closed the two right lanes of southbound Rockville Pike between Locust Hill Road and Cedar Lane.

According to WSSC, over 100 customers are without water because of the break.

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