ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA9) -- A water main break in Old Town Alexandria has closed part of Washington Street this morning.
According to American Water, the break was reported at approximately 12:27 a.m. Thursday at Duke Street and South Washington Street.
Washington Street was closed between Duke Street and Wolfe Street. Shortly after 8 p.m. Alexandria authorities, said traffic was getting by slowly, with one lane open each way.
Authorities are asking drivers to still avoid the area if possible. They expect repairs to take most of the day.
Earlier, Virginia American Water representatives said customers may experience low pressure, cloudy water, or no water at all.
The originally estimate repairs to be completed by 8 a.m.
For questions about water service, call Virginia American Water at 800-452-6863.