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Posted at 1:48 PM ET, 12/ 6/2010

Water main break on U.S. 50

By Washington Post Editors

2:26 p.m. Update: According to Falls Church officials, residents and businesses in the Seven Corners area may be experiencing low water pressure to to the break of a 12-inch water main this morning. Crews are onsite at Arlington Boulevard and Peyton Randolph Drive conducting repairs, officials said. The right, southbound lane of Arlington Boulevard remains closed.

1:48 p.m. Update: The water main break has additional impacts, according to Arlington County. Here is the text of an alert sent by the county this afternoon.

Arlington residents and businesses in the Upton Hills area may be experiencing low water pressure due to water main break in Falls Church, which provides water to a small number of customers in the County. Arlington's WSS bureau is working with Falls Church to maintain service to customers and assist in repairs if needed. Questions? Call 703-228-6555 or visit the Water Emergency web page.

Original post: Expect traffic delays on Arlington Boulevard (U.S. 50) in the Seven Corners area due to a water main break. Crews may be on the scene for most of the day.

According to a report from WTOP, repairs are expected to take four to six hours.

By Washington Post Editors  | December 6, 2010; 1:48 PM ET
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