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U Street: After the Deluge

by Borderstan.com July 27, 2010 at 8:52 pm 1 Comment

17th and U Street NW: The 1600-1800 blocks were closed for about two hours due to water main break at Florida and U. (Luis Gomez Photos)

DDOT

The water main break at Florida and U NW. (DDOT)

U Street-Florida Avenue NW between 16th and 18th Street was closed during Tuesday evening rush hour due to a water main break. The break, where Florida Avenue merges into U Street, shut off traffic from about 3:45 to 5:45 pm. DDOT has photo of the actual break site.

Last Friday a 20-inch water main broke on the 1800 block of 14th Street NW.

DC Water is the entity responsible for DC’s water and sewer system.

  • Armando

    Oh, they’re branding themselves DC Water now? Locals have always known them as WASA (DC Water And Sewer Authority).

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