water main break

UPDATE: Water main break on Hamilton Street causes sinkhole

February 27, 2016

BY REBECCA BENNETT — Updated Wednesday, March 2 at 8:10 p.m. Repairs are still underway on a 16 inch water main that has caused a sinkhole on Hamilton Street near 38th Avenue.  The Hyattsville City Police Department has closed Hamilton Street from 38th to 39th Avenue while repairs are being [read more]

East West Highway reopened after two-day traffic nightmare

August 14, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — After two days of trying to navigate around or through the intersection of East West Highway and Baltimore Avenue in Riverdale Park, commuters should find relief Friday morning trying to navigate around town.  A massive water main break on Wednesday caused a traffic [read more]

PHOTOS: Water main break closes Madison Street near 33rd Avenue

February 18, 2015

BY CAROLINE SELLE — At approximately 4:15 p.m. on February 18, WSSC work crews were out at the intersection of Madison Street and 33rd Avenue to repair a broken water main. Water streamed down 33rd Avenue as students walked home from school, and several walked through snowbanks to avoid the [read more]

Water main break floods part of 36th Place

February 17, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — A water main break has partially flooded the 5600 block of 36th Place and the 3600 block of Jefferson Street, according to the City of Hyattsville. WSSC has shut down 36th place to repair the water main. Photo courtesy Rebecca Bennnett. [read more]
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