Ice from water main issue closes road in east Charlotte

Ice from water main issue closes road in east Charlotte
Part of Idlewild Road was closed due to ice in the roadway Wednesday (Source: Sharonne Hayes)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A water main issue caused ice along Idlewild Road in east Charlotte Wednesday morning as temperatures climbed into the upper 20s.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police tweeted that all lanes of Idlewild Road are closed between Harris Boulevard and Independence Boulevard. Repairs are being made the water main, which police say is causing ice in the roadway.

An alternate route is advised.

There’s no word on when the roadway will reopen.

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