LEHIGH COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) — An Allentown street is a wet mess after a massive water main break flooded the area. A 36-inch main broke before sunrise Sunday on Devonshire Road sending water gushing down the street.
The break caused a large section of the road to collapse and it’s expected to be closed for a while for repairs.READ MORE: Bipartisan Election Bill Introduced In Pennsylvania
Three nearby homes were also evacuated because of safety concerns.
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Efforts continue to repair the main break on Devonshire Rd. Please refer to detailed info on our website: https://t.co/rmCnt5OFUA The boil water advisory for some south side Allentown customers will be in place for at least 2-days post-repair, when LCA can sample water. pic.twitter.com/wuKdkvwMIR
— Lehigh County Authority (@LCAuthority) December 28, 2020
A boil water advisory is in effect for parts of Allentown. That will remain in effect for at least two days after the repairs are finished.
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