SHERMAN OAKS (CBSLA) – A water main break has shut down a major intersection in Sherman Oaks early Wednesday morning next to Notre Dame High School.
At around 1:10 a.m., an 8-inch water main ruptured at Woodman Avenue and Riverside Drive. Water flowed into the roadway for several hours before the leak was shut off.READ MORE: Woman Says She Was Refused Service At An Encino Dunkin' Donuts For Being Deaf
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power crews were on scene.READ MORE: Illegal Marijuana Grow Bust Nets Nearly 30,000 Plants And Leads To 31 Arrests In San Bernardino
LADWP said the repairs could take until 2 p.m. to complete. Five commercial customers were without water service.
There was no word on what caused the leak.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Related Hospitalizations Continue To Drop In Los Angeles County
Woodman Avenue was closed from Riverside Drive to La Maida Street. Morning commuters were advised to avoid the area. Drivers should consider using Coldwater Canyon Avenue and Laurel Canyon Boulevard as detours.