DENVER (CBS4)– Crews finished repairs to a broken water main in southwest Denver on Wednesday evening.

The eight inch pipe broke early Wednesday morning beneath Evans Avenue near Pecos Street.

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Copter4 flew over repairs to a water main break on Evans Avenue (credit: CBS)

Water service was expected to be restored by 6 p.m. in the neighborhood.

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Repairs to the road were expected to last a while longer but crews hope to have traffic traveling on the road by midnight.

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The pipe was originally installed in 1910. Age, erosion and water flow can impact the pipe and contribute to a break.