DENVER (CBS4)– A water main break caused a giant sinkhole in a Denver neighborhood on Tuesday morning.

Copter4 flew over the break at 48th and St. Paul early Tuesday. The 12-inch main broke about 4 a.m. which caused the road to cave on 48th.

Copter4 flew over the water main break at 48th and St. Paul Street (credit: CBS)

Denver Water says the pipe is repaired, but the road is still closed.

Drivers are urged to avoid the area.