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Wednesday, November 02, 2011

CSW BREAKING: Water Main Break Has Roadway Closed on 23rd Street Near M-291 in Independence

A water main break on 23rd Street- M-78- juest east of M-291 has resulted in roadway damage and closed traffic lanes.

Independence Police reported moments ago (7:16 a.m. Wednesday morning) that part of the roadway was "collapsing" near the break- necessitating closure of  all of the eastbound roadway.

At 7:26 a.m.- police on the scene say it's possible at least "one business has been flooded" by the broken main- address given is "2301 South M-291" and the business the officer says "is flooded" is "Select Physical Therapy."

Later Wednesday morning- there are reports that the closure could last at least several days.

Detour eastbound 23rd Street there is right or south on M-291 to Gudgell- left to R.D. Mize Road- then left again or back north to 23rd Street.

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