Downtown water main leak repaired overnight

water main break on 7th Street and Trinity Street (KXAN Photo)
Water main break on 7th Street and Trinity Street (KXAN Photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Construction crews have finished repairing a water main after it broke in downtown Austin.

Workers had to dig a hole in the middle of the intersection at 7th Street and Trinity Street after the water main broke around 7 p.m. Wednesday night. The hole was an estimated 2 feet by 4 feet and has now been filled in after the 8-inch pipes were fixed.

There is no word on what caused the break.

Police say 7th Street has now reopened.

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