• Water main fixed after it closed busy Charlotte road

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Utility crews had to close a portion of a busy Charlotte road while they work to repair and replace a broken water pipe.

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    Crews replaced roughly 20 feet of 12-inch drinking water pipe in the 1900 block of Beatties Ford Road after a water main break created a sinkhole Wednesday morning.

    The pipe was fixed and water pressure was restored around 6 p.m. Wednesday. Beatties Ford was blocked from Lasalle Street to Estelle Street.

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    Drivers were detoured onto LaSalle or Oaklawn Avenue onto Statesville Avenue.

    Residents in the area may have low or no water pressure while repair work takes place.

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