Water main break affects traffic in Henrico’s West End

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A water main break occurred at Ridgefield Parkway and Lauderdale Drive in Henrico’s West End Friday morning.

Crews have closed the northbound lanes of Lauderdale Drive from Cambridge Drive to Ridgefield Parkway along with the right eastbound lane of Ridgefield east of Lauderdale to make repairs.

Northbound traffic on Lauderdale will be detoured onto Cambridge, Gayton Road and Ridgefield before being redirected onto Lauderdale.

All traffic heading east on Ridgefield will use the left lane east of its intersection with Lauderdale. Crews will allow residents living in the restricted area to access their homes.

Water service is expected to be disrupted to about ten customers.

The Henrico County Department of Public Utilities will provide bottled water to those affected.

Public Utilities expects to complete repairs by 9 p.m.

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