• Water main fixed after it closed busy Charlotte road


    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.


    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.


    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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