Sinkhole Opens on Reston Road

8-by-10-foot sinkhole on Lawyers Road in Reston

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UPDATE: Fairfax County Police said Thursday morning that repairs are complete.


An 8-by-10-foot sinkhole complicated Wednesday morning traffic in Reston.

The sinkhole opened up on Lawyers Road due to a water main break. Westbound traffic is being detoured to Steeplechase Drive; one eastbound lane is open.

The disruptions expected to last several hours, Fairfax County authorities said.

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