UPDATE: 8/8/2023 8:33 p.m.
(COLORADO SPRINGS) — Colorado Springs Utilities said water has been restored to all customers in the area and northbound lanes of North Academy Boulevard between San Miguel and La Salle are back open.
ORIGINAL STORY: Water main break blocking intersection of Academy Blvd. and La Salle St.
THURSDAY: 6/8/2023 8:27 p.m.
A large hole caused by a water main break is blocking the intersection of North Academy Boulevard and La Salle Street near the Colorado Springs Event Center in the morning hours of Thursday, June 8.
The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) tweeted the information around 5 a.m. on Thursday. The Colorado Springs Fire Department (CSFD) and Colorado Springs Utilities (Springs Utilities) are also on the scene of the break.
CSPD said the intersection at Edith Lane and Marion Drive was also blocked due to the break.
CSPD advises drivers to find an alternate route while crews work to repair the break.