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Water main break shuts down part of Rt. 1 in Perry Hall area

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Posted at 10:16 AM, Jun 26, 2024

BALTIMORE — A water main break has shut down a busy stretch of Route 1 in the Perry Hall/Fullerton area.

Two out of the three lanes are closed to southbound traffic on Route 1 between Wholesale Club Road and Putty Hill Avenue.

The Department of Public Works said a contractor inadvertently damaged an existing 24-inch water main.

The water main will be temporarily shut down at 11 p.m. tonight for repairs. As a result, this will cause an overnight water service interruption in the 7900-8300 blocks of Belair Road.

The water main break was reported at 4:53 a.m. Tuesday, and DPW expects the road will stay closed until at least tomorrow (Thursday).

After service is repaired, DPW recommends residents and businesses flush their cold water lines for five minutes.

Stay with us for updates.