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.
Three nearby homes were also evacuated because of safety concerns.
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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