Water line failure closes Hopewell Human Services building, area streets


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Human Services building that houses the Department of Social Services in downtown Hopewell has closed due to a water line failure.

The building is located at 316 E. Cawson Street. City officials are asking the public to avoid the area until repairs are completed.

The following road closures are also in place:

•    E. Broadway closed from Library Street to Kippax
•    Hopewell Street closed from E-Poythress  to E. Cawson
•    E. Cawson closed from Hopewell Street to Kippax for construction

“The Department of Social Services request your patience during this unfortunate situation,” a city spokesperson said. 

The city will advise the public when water has been restored. 

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