CENTENNIAL, Colo. (CBS4)– Arapahoe Road between University and Race officially reopened Saturday evening.  Denver Water crews had been repairing a water main break that caused a major sinkhole. The sinkhole opened up on Thursday.

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The road caved in after a 12-inch water main broke just after noon on Thursday.

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The sinkhole that closed Arapahoe Road (credit: CBS)

The underground water main break, just west of Vine Street, sent a flood of water gushing onto the properties of nearby businesses.

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The water supply was shut off for several hours to residents in 136 units, as well as to surrounding businesses.

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Copter4 flew over the temporary repair of the sinkhole at Arapahoe Road in Centennial (credit: CBS)

 

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