Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

News

Photos: Water Main Break Floods Sunset Blvd. In West Hollywood

LAist relies on your reader support, not paywalls.
Freely accessible local news is vital. Please power our reporters and help keep us independent with a donation today.

Muddy water was gushing through Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood, flooding the area and nearby streets this afternoon due to a water main break.

Sunset Boulevard was shut down around La Cienega Boulevard and Sweetzer Avenue after the L.A. Dept. of Water and Power (LADWP) crews responded to reports of the water main break around 2:30 p.m., according to KTLA. Also closed is North La Cienega Boulevard between Sunset Boulevard and Fountain Avenue, and there are more closures expected on Fountain Avenue.

Here are some photos of the flooding:

Support for LAist comes from

LADWP has been posting tweets, explaining what's causing the water main break and defending themselves:

Support for LAist comes from

Just last Friday, there was a huge geyser gushing in Hollywood flooding a part of Willoughby Avenue.