Drivers asked to avoid Lauderdale Drive and Ridgefield Pkwy after water main break

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HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The intersection of Lauderdale Drive and Ridgefield Pkwy in Henrico County could be closed for the majority of the day due to a water main break.

Northbound Lauderdale Dr. is down to one lane. Turns from Lauderdale onto Ridgefield are not possible this morning, authorities said, while asking drivers to completely avoid the intersection if possible.

Gayton Road can be used as a detour. 

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A water main break on Lauderdale Drive could affect your morning commute. (Photo: 8News Howie Williams)

Henrico County Utilities and Roads have been notified and are responding to assess the damage. A crew member on the scene told 8News that the water main break is due to fluctuations in temperatures.

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