Repaired water main break in Wake Forest ruptures

A pipe that was repaired Tuesday from a water main ruptured again Wednesday morning. This was the scene Tuesday morning during the first water main break.

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (WNCN) – Crews returned to the 700 block of Durham Road Wednesday morning to repair a water main break in Wake Forest.

Town officials said the 12-inch break occurred in the new section of pipe that was installed Tuesday.

Early Tuesday morning, a Wake Forest police officer spotted a water main break in the 700 block of Durham Road. Crews repaired the break Tuesday before it ruptured again Wednesday.

Officials said Durham Road from Capital Boulevard/US 1 to Tyler Run Drive was down to one lane as crews work to fix the new break.

The new repairs were completed by 7:30 a.m. Wednesday and water service was restored to residents.

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