• Water main break shuts down road in southeast Charlotte

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Police had to close a section of Sardis Road in southeast Charlotte Monday morning because of a water main break which may have also created a sinkhole.

    Sardis Road between Brackenbury Lane and Morning Dale Road is blocked, and authorities said drivers should use Monroe Road as an alternate route.

    Officials with Charlotte Water expected the road to be closed until at least 5 p.m. At 3:40 p.m., Charlotte Water tweeted it will be another eight hours before repairs are complete.

     

     

     

    The road reopened at 11 p.m.

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