Water line repairs to be made Wednesday

WAVY/Lavoy Harrell
WAVY/Lavoy Harrell

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Two roads in Suffolk were blocked Friday morning because of a water line problem.

Crews told WAVY News a major water line into Portsmouth was almost shut off because of a break, located at Hall Avenue and Commerce Street in Suffolk. Both roads were blocked to traffic.

A public utility worker told WAVY News a contractor was working around the line when a piece of machinery got stuck.

Brian Foster, the Director of Utilities, said the leak was contained Friday, and their system is operating at a normal capacity. The permanent repair is scheduled to take place Wednesday.

Stay with WAVY News 10 for any updates.

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