Section of South Blvd to be closed through rush hour after water main break

Crews working to repair water main break on South Boulevard

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Drivers were asked to avoid a section of South Boulevard in southwest Charlotte that will be closed for several hours due to a water main break that occurred Wednesday morning.

The break happened before 10:30 a.m. on the 3200 block of South Blvd., between Greystone Road and Hartford Avenue near the light rail station in the Sedgefield neighborhood. Charlotte Water tweeted about their crews working in the area.

From WBTV’s Sky3, crews with the Charlotte Fire Department could be seen blocking the road completely to thru traffic.

Just before 1 p.m., Charlotte Water updated the public on Twitter, stating that the break had been isolated.

However, Charlotte Water said, the road was expected to be closed for 8-10 hours. They asked drivers to take an alternate route during their evening commute.

There is no word on what may have caused the line to break.

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