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Water Main Break Shuts Down Patrick Street

Eighth water main break in past week interrupts water service, closes road between Park and DeSale streets.

Town crews shut down Patrick Street early Wednesday evening to repair a water main break — the eighth in as many days across Vienna.

Patrick Street will be closed between Park and DeSale streets while crews make repairs, according to a town alert. Water service will be disrupted for affected homes and businesses, it said.

Town of Vienna crews have dealt with several breaks and leaks since the Fourth of July, when a water main break and left residents without water on the first of several consecutive days of record heat across the region.

On Saturday, Kingsley Road between Nutley Street and Meadow Lane as crews made repairs; on Sunday, town crews shutting down the road at its intersection with John Marshall Drive.

On Monday, Battle Street was closed between Birch and Plum Streets SW

And crews repaired Tuesday morning across southeast and southwest Vienna, on Courthouse Road, Apple Blossom Court and the intersection of Circle Drive and Harmony.

shut down because of the interrupted water service, calling parents to ask them to bring their children home.

Today, just before the most recent break, Public Information Officer Kirstyn Barr and Director of Public Work Dennis Johnson wrote a letter to Patch responding to residents concerns about the frequency of breaks. Read

Amelie Krikorian July 11, 2012 at 11:00 PM
I think the writing is on the wall for the town's water mains.
Kim July 11, 2012 at 11:24 PM
If it's this bad in the summer, just wait until the weather gets cold again.

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