WSSC to Begin Preventative Repairs to 60-inch Water Main Under New Hampshire Avenue and Adelphi Road

Overnight Work Will Impact Traffic Water Service Not Affected

| News Release



LAUREL, Md. – April 28, 2017: Beginning this Sunday night, April 30, WSSC will begin preventative maintenance repairs to a 60-inch water main located under a four-mile stretch of MD 650 (New Hampshire Avenue) in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties between US 29 near White Oak and Adelphi Road. Repair work will continue along Adelphi Road from MD 650 to just south of the intersection with Metzerott Road.

While repairs will not require any digging, customers and commuters in this area can expect the following:

  • Work Hours: Sunday – Thursday 9 p.m. – 5 a.m.
  • Temporary traffic pattern changes and lane closures along MD 650 and Adelphi Road.
  • Additional noise from large equipment above ground.
  • Continuous access to homes/businesses.
  • Work will not impact water service.

WSSC reminds motorists to slow down and pay attention while driving through work zones. The $1.7 million project was awarded to Fibrwrap Construction Services, Inc., and should be complete in late June, weather permitting.

For 100 years, WSSC has proudly served the citizens of Prince George’s and Montgomery counties – providing drinking water that has always met strict Safe Drinking Water Act standards and protecting the environment through vital water resource recovery services. Our vision is to be THE world-class water utility, where excellent products and services are always on tap.


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