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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.
Melrose shut dwn at Sweetzer, water main break. Make adjustments for morn drive. @CHeller0209 @CBSLA @StephatCBS2 pic.twitter.com/B7vRdJt5Zx— Mark Dunn (@mobile2markdunn) August 23, 2016
Another water main break in #LosAngeles. This one at #Melrose & Sweetzer, west of Fairfax. @KNX1070 @CBSLA pic.twitter.com/28GWvY7m7R— Jon Baird (@KNXBaird) August 23, 2016
Update [1:10]: Melrose is now reopen:
TRAFFIC UPDATE: All lanes of #Melrose Ave have reopened to traffic.— LADWP (@LADWP) August 23, 2016
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