Water main break damages roads in western Manitou Springs


MANITOU SPRINGS, Colo. — A water main break Monday night caused significant damage in the Ruxton Avenue area of Manitou Springs, according to city officials.

The break happened late Monday night in the area of Ruxton Avenue and Midland. City officials said the break released a lot of water and, therefore, a lot of debris. The break caused minor to severe damage to the roadways, according to the city.

Roads in the area were closed overnight for cleanup efforts. They reopened Tuesday morning.

The water supply was shut off in the area for several hours. The main was repaired and water service was restored by Tuesday night, according to the city.

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