3:20 PM UPDATE: Repairs Completed on Rockville Pike Water Main Break

Road Restoration Underway

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Laurel – April 27, 2016: WSSC has completed repairs on the 16-inch water main on Rockville Pike near Cedar Lane. Service has been restored to the 116 customers affected by the break.

All northbound lanes on Rockville Pike at Cedar Lane are open. One southbound lane is currently open. Once road restoration is finished, all southbound lanes will reopen. That is expected to happen later tonight.

WSSC confirmed the broken water main at 12:55 a.m. Wednesday. Water was shut off by 3:30 a.m.

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

WSSC appreciates the patience of everyone affected by the water main break and subsequent repairs.

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WSSC Water is the proud provider of safe, seamless and satisfying water services, making the essential possible every day for our neighbors in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. We work to deliver our best because it’s what our customers expect and deserve.

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