Buildings evacuated for water main break near VCU Medical Center

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Three buildings were evacuated Monday afternoon after a water main break at 11th and Marshall near VCU Medical Center.

Crews were at the scene working on the break since 3:15 p.m. Sanger Hall, Nelson Clinic and the Children's Pavilion were evacuated. The power had to be shut off for parts of Sanger Hall and Nelson Clinic.

Police blocked off traffic at the intersections of 11th Street and Broad Street, 10th Street and Marshall Street, and 13th Street and Marshall Street.

According to VCU, the Emergency Room is open as normal. Patients are asked to use Leigh Street to 12th Street to access ER.

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