Water main break closes portion of Cañon City road


CAÑON CITY, Colo. — A portion of Orchard Avenue in Cañon City is closed due to a water main break.

The southbound lanes of Orchard Avenue are closed between Highway 50 and East Main Street.

The Cañon City Water District said a 14-inch cast-iron pipe broke Monday morning. Crews shut off the water in about 30 minutes.

Officials are evaluating the damage to the road. There’s no word on when it will reopen.

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