Crews Respond to Multiple Water Main Breaks

Crews has responded to several broken water mains on Friday.

Part of Bainbridge Road in West Hartford was closed because of two water main breaks.

The road runs from Trout Brook Drive to the Elizabeth Park rose garden and a 6-inch main between 122 Bainbridge Road and Penn Drive broke, along with an 8-inch main at 41 Cumberland Road and Bainbridge. Both mains were installed in 1936

There was also a water valve break at Ellsworth Road and South Main Street in West Hartford near West Hartford Town Hall.  Crews from the Metropolitan District Commission responded to scene to begin repairs. Officials said the gate could be repaired while the water remained on.

In Simsbury, a water main broke on Squadron Line Road around 8:15 a.m.  The road remains open while crews work to repair the break.

There was also a break in an 8-inch water main at 162 Hockanum Drive, near Porter Brook Avenue, in East Hartford and 21 homes were affected. The main was installed in 1942,

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