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Water main break shuts down part of 16th Street Northwest

16th Street is blocked between M and K streets due to a water main break.
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16th Street is blocked between M Street and K Street. Crews estimate repairs will take 12 to 14 hours.

WASHINGTON — 16th Street Northwest is blocked between M Street and K Street Friday because of an overnight water main break.

D.C. Water estimates repairs will take 12 to 14 hours complete.

The break was reported around 1:22 a.m. and repairs crews have been on scene since 2:05 a.m.

Water is shut off in the area. The outage affects two embassies and a fire hydrant.

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16th Street is blocked between M Street and K Street. Repairs will take 12-14 hours.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates on road closures and reopenings.