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UPDATED: As Rush Hour Starts, Leesburg Pike Remains Closed

Updated at 12:50 p.m. 6/24/19 — Leesburg Pike reopened on Saturday (June 22). 

As rush hour starts up, all lanes on Leesburg Pike (Route 7) near Pimmit Drive still remain closed following a water main break this morning.

The Fairfax County Police Department took to Twitter shortly after 3 p.m. to advise people to avoid the area.

Drivers can expect delays until 5 p.m. today, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. Route 28A route for Metrobus, which runs along Leesburg Pike, is currently experiencing delays as well.

Currently, traffic is slow-moving along Leesburg Pike from I-495 to just past I-66.

John Gonzalez, an ABC7 reporter, tweeted right before 7 a.m. that a water main break caused the closure.

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