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Water main break closes Raleigh road

Monday, February 24, 2014
Huntleigh Drive off Capital Boulevard closed in both directions Monday morning

A water main break caused a Raleigh road to be shut down for several hours Monday morning.

The break happened around midnight on Huntleigh Drive, off Capital Boulevard near an I-HOP restaurant.

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The road had to be closed in both directions, because City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department staff had to drill a large hole in the street to access the broken eight-inch cast iron pipe.

Crews were able to repair the main around 9 a.m. and restore water service to all customers in the area.

Huntleigh Road was reopened to traffic around noon. It is unclear what caused the pipe to break.

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