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Water Main Break in Front of Quarterdeck Restaurant

by ARLnow.com January 14, 2011 at 2:31 pm 3,738 5 Comments

The Quarterdeck Restaurant in Fort Myer Heights is no longer landlocked. There’s now a small river flowing down Fort Myer Drive, past the 31-year-old seafood restaurant.

As if the Quarterdeck hasn’t had enough troubles as of late, crews will start tearing up the road in front of it later this afternoon to repair a 6 to 12 inch water main break.

Workers are waiting for clearance from electrical and gas utility companies before starting to dig. Once it begins, the repair process should take a few hours.

In addition to the street, water is also bubbling up through cracks in the Quarterdeck’s parking lot. No one was at the restaurant to tell us whether or not water was also leaking into the aging building’s basement.

  • Hurry!

    Quickly! Get bottles: http://bit.ly/hMaPs6

  • Andrew

    I live in Westemoreland Terrace Apartments down the street. I wonder what my water pressure will be like when I get home…

  • Thar she blows!

  • GeorgeOrwell

    everyone complains that Quarterdeck isn’t near “water” and now it is, everyone complains.

  • Hmmm_Well_Now

    First the restaurant goes under, then under water. Tough times on Ft. Meyer Drive lately

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