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Water main breaks near NC State, causing road closure

Posted February 6, 2020 7:08 a.m. EST
Updated February 6, 2020 7:20 a.m. EST

— A short stretch of Brooks Ave. near NC State was closed Thursday morning due to a water main break.

The water main break sent water flowing slowly down the road. People in the area were advised to find another way around.

A tweet from Raleigh Police said Brooks Ave. was closed from Rosedale Ave. to Mayview Road. They originally said they believed a sinkhole was in the area; however, it appeared to just be a water main break upon further investigation.

Officials said it was a very quick detour, but causing lot of traffic during the morning commute near NC State.

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