Water main break shuts down south Charlotte road for several hours

Caroline Hicks | WBTV
Caroline Hicks | WBTV
Caroline Hicks | WBTV
Caroline Hicks | WBTV

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A road near the Myers Park neighborhood in south Charlotte was shut down for several hours Thursday due to a water main break.

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, the water main break closed Queens Road West at Westfield Road. CMPD tweeted about the road closure just after 4:30 a.m.

Officials with Charlotte Water tweeted that the outbound lanes of Queens Road West at Westfield Drive are expected to be closed for nearly six to eight hours while crews make repairs. Water services were restored to the area by 2:30 p.m.

Drivers used Selwyn Avenue to go around the closure.

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