Water Main Break Closes Southbound Connecticut Avenue

by BethesdaNow.com — January 7, 2013 at 12:26 pm 3 Comments


A major water main break at Connecticut Avenue and Franklin Street has all southbound lanes of Connecticut Avenue closed this afternoon.

The break occurred around 11 a.m., breaking through asphalt and causing a significant pool of water on the three southbound lanes of Connecticut.

Police just reopened the northbound lanes. A WSSC crew was on the scene.


  • Sandy

    This is getting out of hand. This just happened on Wisconsin last week!!

  • Paula

    what is the size of the pipe? is this a PCCP pipe?

    • http://www.bethesdanow.com Aaron Kraut

      It is an eight inch water main break, according to WSSC.


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