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2 water main breaks shut down Union Boulevard, Constitution Avenue

Posted at 6:28 AM, Dec 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-05 08:35:07-05

COLORADO SPRINGS — Colorado Springs Utilities has repair crews working on two water main breaks that have Union Boulevard near Academy Boulevard shut down as well as some lanes on Constitution Avenue near Murray Boulevard.

The water burst on Union Boulevard was first reported just before 5:30 a.m. Thursday and about 25 minutes, another water main break was reported on Constitution Avenue.

CSU said northbound Union Boulevard is shut down between Academy Boulevard and El Capitan Drive. Constitution Avenue has some lanes closed between Murray Boulevard and Skye Circle.

CSU said crews are working to repair both water main breaks.

The northbound lanes of Union Boulevard are closed as well as southbound turn lanes.

For the second water main break, CSU has closed one lane of Constitution Avenue in both directions.

Drivers are asked to avoid these areas and seek alternate routes for this morning's commute.