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Water main break causes traffic delays all day Thursday

North Academy water main break
Posted at 7:12 AM, Jun 08, 2023

COLORADO SPRINGS — North Academy Boulevard from East San Miguel Street to East La Salle Street was closed to one lane for much of Thursday.

This was caused by a water main break and a large hole in the road reported on Twitter by Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) around 5 a.m. on Thursday.

As of 8:45 p.m. Colorado Springs Utilities was reporting that all lanes on North Academy Boulevard have been reopened and water service has been restored.

At this time, it is still unclear as to what caused the water main break. To stay up to date with all outages, visit the Colorado Springs Utilities Outage Map.

News 5 will continue to update this article as we learn more.
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