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.
A broken pipe flooded the Target store in Westwood Friday.
Crews worked overtime Friday to remove vehicles from a flooded parking structure at UCLA.
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.
An estimated 20 million gallons of water were lost when a high-pressure water main burst on Sunset Boulevard in front of Marymount High School on Tuesday, flooding two parking structures on the UCLA campus.
Workers from the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power were on the scene at Highland and Santa Monica at 5 p.m. Monday after a small break was reported, resulting in some pavement collapse at the intersection.
A water main break flooded several streets Friday in Highland Park.
The break occurred at Sixth Street and Vermont Avenue, officials said.
A water main break in Aliso Viejo Sunday turned one street into a waterway.
CBS2’s Kevin Takumi reports flooding could be seen at nearby streets at Victory Boulevard near Empire Avenue.
Emergency repairs to a major drinking water line have officials in Riverside County asking residents to suspend all outdoor and non-essential indoor water use.
An Orange County neighborhood was flooded early Friday morning after a water main broke.
A water main break in Burbank Sunday afternoon caused a car-sized sinkhole that shut down an intersection