Rhode Island Avenue

Six million gallons of water spilled onto Rhode Island Avenue in Hyattsville on Thursday when a 73-year-old water main burst. (Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission/@

Rhode Island Avenue in Hyattsville Reopened After Water Main Break

Repairs to a massive water main break on Rhode Island Avenue in Hyattsville were completed Saturday afternoon.


Estimate from crews at this construction site: 7.4 million gallons of water in the excavation - or 12 Olympic-size swimming pools.

Water Main Break Floods Streets in NW, Fills Excavation Site

A water main break in Northwest Washington on Saturday left some residents without water and forced multiple road closures, as enough water to fill 12 Olympic-size swimming pools dumped into the streets.


Credit: WNEW reporter Kevin Patrick

Metro Investigating After Massive Delays on Red Line

Metro is experiencing a bit of a meltdown on the Red Line causing massive delays in both directions.