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Water main break repaired in Roanoke

Cove Road reopened a few hours after water was restored

ROANOKE, Va. – After repairing a broken 12-inch water line in the 3500 block of Cove Road, Water Authority crews restored water service to the residents in the Cove Road area Monday morning at about 11:30 a.m., according to the Western Virginia Water Authority.

Cove Road was reopened to vehicular traffic around 2:30 p.m.


Crews are on the scene of a water main break in northwest Roanoke.

According to the Roanoke City Police Department, officers received a report of a water main break in the 3500 block of Cove Road just after 5 a.m. Monday.

Repairs for the 12-inch water line are expected to take between 8 to 10 hours, according to the Western Virginia Water Authority.

Cove Road is closed between Hershberger Road and Routt Road.


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