A pair of separate water main breaks made for a longer commute Monday along Sunset Boulevard.
Traffic was flowing again on Sunset Boulevard Sunday as a portion of the area has reopened following a water main break that shut down traffic earlier this week.
A portion of Sunset Boulevard remained closed late Saturday afternoon as work to clean up from Friday’s water main break continued.
Water continued to flow in West Hollywood on Saturday, more than 17 hours after a massive water main break sent thousands of gallons of water gushing onto the Sunset Strip.
Authorities say two people who were standing at a bus bench in Hollywood were injured in an early morning hit-and-run crash.
Sunset Boulevard reopened early Monday morning following a six-day closure after a water main broke and spilled 20 million gallons of water onto the UCLA campus.
Repairs are complete and repaving will start Sunday on Sunset Boulevard, where an antiquated cast-iron main ruptured and caused extensive flooding in parts of Westwood last week.
Utility crews were fitting and welding a nearly century-old pipe that burst and made a mucky mess of UCLA with hopes of finishing the fixes and restoring heavily traveled Sunset Boulevard above it on the weekend.
Crews hope to have Sunset Boulevard open to traffic by late Friday or early Saturday morning, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power said.
Meanwhile, six workers were overcome by carbon monoxide fumes Wednesday evening.
Cleanup continued Wednesday on Sunset Boulevard and the UCLA campus after a 30-inch water main broke, spilling up to 10 million gallons of water.
Parts of UCLA remained underwater after a nearly 100-year old water main break resulted in massive flooding on Tuesday afternoon, causing havoc across campus.
The L.A. County Coroner’s Office has identified a mother killed Saturday in a four-vehicle crash which police say may have been caused by a speeding Maserati.
The crash occurred in the 10200 block of Sunset Boulevard.
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