Water main break closes Ridgefield’s eastbound lanes from Gayton to Poplar Forest

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HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A water main break has closed the eastbound lanes of Ridgefield Parkway from Gayton Road to Poplar Forest Drive.

Eastbound traffic on Ridgefield will be detoured onto Gayton and Cambridge Drive before being directed back onto Ridgefield.

The Henrico County Department of Public Utilities (DPU) expects to complete repairs by midnight. Crews expect no disruption in water service.

While a cause for the break has not been determined, DPU notes that water main breaks can occur when temperatures shift dramatically from below to above freezing levels.

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