Post Originals  ·   March 19, 2013

Connecticut Ave. water main break

- Jerry Irvine, a spokesman for the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, explains how a 54-inch, highly pressurized water main burst along Connecticut Avenue in Chevy Chase Lake, just inside the Capital Beltway, on March 18. No one was injured, and the break caused no significant property damage, but it blew a large crater in part of Chevy Chase Lake Drive, where part of the road and sidewalk were ripped out. The pipe was installed in 1980 ()

- Jerry Irvine, a spokesman for the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, explains how a 54-inch, highly pressurized water main burst along Connecticut Avenue in Chevy Chase Lake, just inside the Capital Beltway, on March 18. No one was injured, and the break caused no significant property damage, but it blew a large crater in part of Chevy Chase Lake Drive, where part of the road and sidewalk were ripped out. The pipe was installed in 1980 ()

Connecticut Ave. water main break

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