Water main break lane closures to end Friday night

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — A water main break Thursday resulted in lane closures on West Main Road late Thursday and throughout Friday. 

The traffic lanes (a northbound and southbound lane) on West Main Road are expected to re-open around 7 p.m. Friday, according to Portsmouth police. 

The lanes remained closed while town employees searched for a part to repair the broken water main break, according to police. 

The water main break occurred Thursday around 4:30 p.m. south of Union Street, according to WPRI.com. Drivers are asked to use alternative routes until the lanes re-open. 


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