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UPDATED: WB Lee Hwy Closed Due to Water Main Break

Lee Highway water main breakUpdated at 3:10 p.m.Westbound Lee Highway will remain closed during the evening rush hour between N. Buchanan Street and N. Columbus Street as crews continue water main repairs. Seek alternate routes if possible.

The westbound lanes of Lee Highway are shut down near Glebe Road due to a reported water main break.

We’re told that both westbound lanes of Lee Highway are closed between N. Columbus and Buchanan Streets, just west of Glebe Road. Eastbound lanes remain open. Repairs are expected to take the better part of the day.

Businesses in the area are being impacted by the water main break.

“Businesses along Lee Hwy between N. Culpeper St and N. Glebe Rd will be without water for up to 5 hours as repairs are underway,” Arlington County said.

One possible detour for drivers would be to go north on Glebe Road, turn left on 25th Street N., then left on George Mason Drive, before returning to Lee Highway.

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