City of Bellevue Utilities crews responded to a significant water main break on West Lake Sammamish Parkway at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012. West Lake Sammamish Parkway is closed from NE 2nd at Northup to SE 22nd until further notice, local access only. The road is undermined and will be closed indefinitely. Motorists should plan on taking an alternate route until further notice. Bus routes and garbage pickups could be affected.
The water main was shut off, and several homes are without water. At this time, the cause of the 6 inch AC pipe main break is unknown.
Contact: Mike Jackman, Utilities Interim Deputy Director, cell 425-213-4199
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