Melrose Closed In Beverly Grove Due To Broken Water Main
Yet another broken water main led to flooded streets, this time in Beverly Grove.
At about 1 a.m. Tuesday morning, firefighters responded to reports of a broken water main in the 8200 block of Melrose Avenue, near Sweetzer Avenue, CBS Los Angeles reports. Water and power crews shut off the valve, and are in the process of repairs. The burst pipe was 93 years old.
Several businesses in the area remain closed and without water today, KTLA reports, while Melrose Avenue remains closed from Sweetzer Avenue to Harper Avenue until further notice. An LADWP spokesperson told the L.A. Times the street might be open by noon.
Traffic alert: repairs to pipe underway at Melrose. East & west lanes closed between Harper and Sweetzer under further notice.— LADWP (@LADWP) August 23, 2016
This is the third time a pipe has burst in three days.
Update [1:10]: Melrose is now reopen: