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1:10 PM, Oct 18, 2013   |    comments
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DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- A large water main break completely shut down Covington Highway at DeKalb Medical Parkway in Lithonia.

The break happened at around 4:15 a.m. Friday.

Crews managed to shut off the water valve and begin repairs shortly before 8 a.m.

DeKalb County spokesman Burke Brennan said one lane of the road is now open in each direction. Crews estimate they will have the entire road reopened by 4 p.m.

About 500 customers are without water between DeKalb Medical Parkway and Phillips Road as officials work to repair the break.

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