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.

sinkhole water main 48th st paul Water Main Break Causes Giant Sinkhole

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.

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