Sinkhole leaves Chapel Hill residents without water

Authorities in Chapel Hill are working to repair a water main break that caused the road to collapse and left some residents without water. (Chopper11 HD)
July 16, 2013 9:29:31 AM PDT
Authorities in Chapel Hill worked for several hours Tuesday morning to repair a water main break that caused a road to collapse and left some residents without water.

The break caused a sinkhole to develop around 3 a.m. on Old Forest Creek Road near Piney Mountain Road.

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About 30 residents were without water as crews with Orange Water and Sewer Authority replaced a broken water pipe.

One lane of Old Forest Creek Drive was closed until around 10:30 a.m., when crews finished repairing the damage.

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