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.READ MORE: 'Totally Unacceptable': CDOT Aims To Reduce Number Of Deadly Pedestrian Crashes
Water service was expected to be restored by 6 p.m. in the neighborhood.READ MORE: 2 People Shot, Another Killed Outside Broomfield Walgreens
Repairs to the road were expected to last a while longer but crews hope to have traffic traveling on the road by midnight.MORE NEWS: Adaptive Playground Prepares For Grand Opening In Aurora
The pipe was originally installed in 1910. Age, erosion and water flow can impact the pipe and contribute to a break.