Short Street in Front Royal closed Thursday night

Daily Staff Report

Short Street in Front Royal will be closed from 10 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12 to 6 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, according to a statement released by Carl J. Hannigan Jr., Director of Environmental Services.

Water main repairs will close the area from Ritenour Street to Barton Street. Water in that area will be turned off, with reinstatement planned for 6 a.m. Friday.

Despite some temporary discoloration, the water will be safe to drink. Cold water may need to be run until the color clears before drinking, though, and before using in washing machines.