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Sunset Blvd. Near UCLA Reopens Nearly A Week After Water Main Break Flooded Campus

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Sunset Boulevard near UCLA finally reopened early this morning after it was was closed for nearly a week while crews dealt with the aftermath of the epic flooding caused by a water main break on campus.

Cars were allowed to travel through the boulevard again at 1:30 a.m., according to KPCC. However, drivers won't be able to zoom down Sunset as they'll be asked to go at slower speeds there this week.

The repairs are not all completed yet, and officials said that a part of Sunset Boulevard will be closed off overnight on Friday and Saturday, and possibly Sunday, CBS Los Angeles reported.

The nearly 100-year-old water pipe sent out about 20 million gallons of water when it ruptured last Tuesday, damaging the campus' buildings and even creating a sinkhole on Sunset Boulevard. Hundreds of cars were stranded at UCLA's parking garages—some completely submerged in water—but many were towed out of the structures over the weekend.