Water main break shuts down Orange Ave. at 13th St. NE in Roanoke

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ROANOKE (WSLS 10) - Orange Avenue westbound at 13th Street NE is shut down Friday morning due to a water main break, according to Roanoke City Police.

Officers have set up a detour in the area.

Crews from the Western Virginia Water Authority are on the scene of a 12-inch water main break located on Orange Avenue NE at the intersection of 11th Street.

According to police, drivers using Orange Avenue NE westbound will have to turn right on 13th, left on Mason Mill, and left on Hollins and Hollins will take them back to Orange.

All lanes on Orange Avenue NE eastbound are open.

Police are asking to please be aware of the detour and use caution in the area.