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Chesapeake sewage leak closes section of Kempsville Road

Officials said a section of Kempsville Road will remain closed Saturday and Sunday as crews repair a sewer main.

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — After a sewer main burst Friday causing a sewage leak, officials had to close Kempsville Road.

Officials said the section of Kemspville Road between Battlefield Boulevard and Clearfield Avenue will remain closed in both directions Saturday and Sunday.

Hampton Roads Sanitation District is making the emergency repairs to the sewer line with help from the city.

Detour signs are in place.

The closure could extend through October 12 as crews continue to assess the damage and fix the issue.