Broken water main to disrupt water service and traffic near intersection of East Center Street and Fort Henry Drive

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KINGSPORT – A broken 6-inch water line main will require a lane closure and impact water service to several businesses near the intersection of Fort Henry Drive and East Center Street on Thursday, February 5, 2015. Impacted addresses include 1409-1804 East Center Street as well as 1501 to 1515 Fort Henry Drive. These businesses should expect a disruption of water service from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday while repairs are made. Precautions should be taken during the water outage to protect private water service systems, including turning off hot water heaters. In addition, the eastbound lane of Fort Henry Drive at the intersection with East Center will be closed to allow City crews to make repairs. ‚ Detour routes will be marked. Motorists should plan ahead and seek alternative routes whenever possible, while using the utmost caution in the work zone. A map of the work zone is attached.

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