UPDATE: Service restored for most customers after water line breaks in southwest Roanoke

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UPDATE 2:02 p.m.: The Western Virginia Water Authority says that water service has been restored for most of the southwest Roanoke customers impacted by Friday morning’s water line break.

In addition, the pavement at the intersection of Grandin Road and Carter Road is expected to be restored for traffic by 5 p.m. on Friday, with final asphalt restoration scheduled for early next week.


UPDATE 11:56 a.m.: WFXR News’ D’mon Reynolds has shared pictures from the scene of the southwest Roanoke water line break that crews expect to spend the next several hours fixing.

The Western Virginia Water Authority says the break is on Grandin Road at the intersection with Carter Road.

Officials estimate the repairs will be complete by 5 p.m. on Friday.


ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — The Western Virginia Water Authority says crews are currently in southwest Roanoke to fix a water line break at the intersection of Grandin Road and Carter Road.

The WVWA expects repairs will be finished by 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 3.

Until the water line is fixed, though, officials say that customers in the greater southwest Roanoke area may experience reduced water pressure or a service interruption.

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