LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) An early-morning water main break has parts of Rivermont Avenue closed in Lynchburg.
Photo courtesy Lynchburg Department of Water Resources
The break happened at the intersection of Rivermont Avenue and Link Road.
Rivermont Avenue is closed near the Oakwood Country Club.
Traffic heading away from downtown is being detoured onto VES Road to Williams Road to Trents Ferry Road.
Traffic heading toward downtown is being detoured onto Parkland Drive to Link Road.
People using Link Road are asked to find a route other than Rivermont Avenue until further notice.
If at all possible, the Department of Water Resources is asking drivers to avoid the area altogether to prevent more traffic delays.
Residents in the area may experience discolored water or low water pressure while the water main is being repaired.
It is unclear when the water main break is expected to be restored.
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