South 348th closed due to water main break

Closure expected to last through early evening

UPDATE: South 348th Street between Ninth Avenue South and Pacific Highway reopened shortly after 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Original story:

South 348th Street between Ninth Avenue South and Pacific Highway South was closed Tuesday morning because of a water main break.

The Federal Way Police Department said on Twitter just before noon on Tuesday that the closure is expected to last between four and six hours.

Drivers are encouraged to avoid the area.

More in News

Federal Way man allegedly sold narcotics to minors at Maple Valley smoke shop

Two month investigation finds that smoke shop manager sold marijuana, heroin, cocaine and more to kids.

KCSO found all but one of the 108 allegations of excessive or unnecessary use of force were justified

The Office of Law Enforcement Oversight has released its annual 2018 report.

Jennifer Jones: School Board District 2 candidate

‘I am motivated to run for this position because I have spent my life dedicated to public education.’

Luckisha Phillips: School Board District 3 candidate

‘My passion is advocating for children with special needs, and I’m an educator, which means I understand the importance of retaining our quality teachers …’

Tenya Magruder: School Board District 3 candidate

‘The school district … is a three out of 10 on average, while we have some schools that are as low as one for academics and performance.’

40-year-old motorcyclist dies in suspected DUI crash

It appears speed and alcohol may have been a factor in the crash, according to police.

34-year-old bicyclist killed in Federal Way hit-and-run

Police are seeking the public’s help in finding the vehicle that was involved in the crash, described as a gray Ford Ranger with front-end damage.

Federal Way marks 9/11 anniversary

‘I remember what our nation was like in October. I remember what we were like as people,’ Fire Department of New York Capt. Michael M. Dugan.

Convicted murderer accused of sending death threats to Federal Way mayor, police

40-year-old Federal Way man sent series of allegedly threatening emails to city staff, police and an elected official.

Most Read