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3 Water Main Breaks Close Downtown Richmond Streets

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RICHMOND, VA—Downtown Richmond streets have been blocked as crews work to repair water main breaks at three different locations.

East Main Street between 25th and Pear Streets is closed as crews work to repair the break, Richmond Police said.

Two other breaks have formed at Cary and 5th Streets and Main and 7th Streets.

Angela Fountain with the Richmond Department of Public Utilities says the department was notified about the breaks around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Crews are currently working to determine what caused the breaks, Fountain said.

Fountain said residents were not impacted by the break, but one business lost water.

Stay with 8News for updates.


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