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Water line failure closes Hopewell Human Services building

Posted at 1:28 PM, May 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-08 13:48:02-04

HOPEWELL, Va. – A water line failure has closed the Human Services building in Hopewell.

The building, located at 316 E Cawson Street downtown Hopewell, houses the Department of Social Services.

Officials are asking citizens to stay away from the area until repairs are completed. The building will be re-opened on May 9, officials added.

Following streets are now closed due to repairs in the area:

  • E. Broadway closed from Library Street to Kippax
  • Hopewell Street closed from E-Poythress to E. Cawson for water line break and emergency pole repair
  • E. Cawson closed from Hopewell Street to Kippax for construction

Officials say the roads will be open as soon as possible and or as work allows.