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King County crew quickly contains sewer pipe leak at Lake Hills Blvd. and 156th Ave SE in Bellevue

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King County Wastewater Treatment Division quickly contained a sewer line leak at Lake Hills Boulevard and 156th Avenue SE in Bellevue today.

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Crews will begin repairing the pipe within the next several days. 

Sidewalks and bike lanes will be closed on the south side of Lake Hills Boulevard between 156th Ave SE and 154th Avenue SE while crews repair the pipe. The north side of the street will remain open to bikes and pedestrians. The street will remain open to traffic, with traffic controls in place during construction.

King County notified the Washington Department of Ecology.

 FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Marie Fiore, 206.247.9260

 

About the King County Wastewater Treatment Division

King County’s Wastewater Treatment Division protects public health and enhances the environment by collecting and treating wastewater while recycling valuable resources for the Puget Sound region. The division provides wastewater treatment services to 17 cities, 17 local sewer districts and more than 1.8 million residents across a 420-square-mile area in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties.