Portion of Leigh Street closed due to water main break

Portion of Leigh Street closed due to water main break
A water main break closed a portion of Leigh Street in Richmond. (Source: NBC12)

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Leigh Street is closed in Richmond due to a water main break.

The closure is effecting the 3000 block of W. Leigh Street from Altamont Avenue to Summit Avenue.

City officials said a 4- to 6-foot section of pipe was blown out, meaning the entire pipe will need to be replaced.

The repair is expected to be complete by 6 p.m.

The cause of the break has not been determined.

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