DENVER (CBS4) – A busy part of Colfax Avenue was closed for an extended amount of time on Sunday. Denver police have closed off westbound lanes Sunday at around 1:30 p.m. for a water main break.

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The closure spanned between Harrison Street and Colorado Boulevard. That’s right next to National Jewish Health.

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Police said the closure was expected last between six and 12 hours. It reopened later Sunday.

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Denver Water, however, said the break did not affecting customers.

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Officials say the cast-iron line was installed in 1895.