Traffic splashes along East Lauridsen Boulevard as water from a main break flows into a storm drain at South Chase Street on Wednesday after a 6-inch water line burst in the 200 block of East Orcas Avenue in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Traffic splashes along East Lauridsen Boulevard as water from a main break flows into a storm drain at South Chase Street on Wednesday after a 6-inch water line burst in the 200 block of East Orcas Avenue in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Water main break in Port Angeles

Traffic splashes along East Lauridsen Boulevard as water from a main break flows into a storm drain at South Chase Street on Wednesday after a 6-inch water line burst in the 200 block of East Orcas Avenue in Port Angeles. Repairs were expected to be completed by about 6 p.m. Wednesday, according to a report posted late Wednesday afternoon on the city website. Some 54 customers were affected and were under a boil-water advisory, city officials said.

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