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Water main break closes section of South Academy Thursday, crews to resume work Friday

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Posted at 3:29 PM, Jun 08, 2023
and last updated 2023-06-09 00:07:32-04

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — A section of South Academy Boulevard was closed Thursday evening following a water main break, according to Colorado Springs Utilities.

CSU says that all lanes of South Academy Boulevard were closed between Pikes Peak Avenue and Airport Road.

As of 8:45 p.m. Colorado Springs Utilities said all lanes on South Academy Boulevard have since reopened. No customers are currently without water.

According to Colorado Springs Utilities, the break was caused by a contractor digging in the construction area near the break.

Crews will resume work Friday.

A video from the Colorado Springs Fire Department shows vehicles headed through standing water Thursday afternoon. You can watch it below:


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