Crews Work To Fix Main Break After Lodge Freeway Flood
DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – Crews are working to repair a water main break the day after it flooded part of a major Detroit freeway and a west side neighborhood.
The break Thursday forced motorists on the Lodge freeway to abandon their submerged vehicles in nearly four feet of water as nearby residents waded through waterlogged streets. The freeway was open Friday.
Detroit Water and Sewerage Department spokeswoman Mary Alfonso said there was no estimate for how long the repair might take.
Alfonso said the break was in a 24-inch pipe, which didn’t affect water service to customers. It was believed Thursday that a 42-inch pipe had burst.
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