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Water main break shuts down Horsepen between Patterson, Three Chopt

Posted at 4:18 PM, Jan 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-07 18:36:34-05

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- A water main break has closed a portion of Horsepen Road between Patterson and Three Chopt in Henrico County Thursday afternoon.

As a result, Horsepen will be closed while crews repair the broken main, according to the Henrico County Department of Public Utilities.

Officials said a detour is in place that reroutes traffic onto Three Chopt.

However, folks who live in the neighborhood will be able to access Horsepen to get home.

Public utilities officials said they do not disruption of water service and repairs should be completed by midnight.

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