The City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department has closed the 400 block of Durham Road/NC 98, from Tyler Run Drive to South Wingate Street, due to an overnight water main break.
Eleven customers are currently without water service. Work to repair the water main is underway. Water service is expected to be restored later this morning.
The roadway will remain closed to allow for repair and repaving. Due to the extensive damage caused to the roadway, the road is not expected to reopen until Tuesday afternoon or evening.
The following detour is in effect:
Motorists traveling westbound on Durham Road/NC 98 will turn left onto South Wingate Street, right onto Woodland Drive, right onto Tyler Run Drive, and left back onto Durham Road/NC 98.
Motorists traveling eastbound on Durham Road/NC 98 will turn right onto Tyler Run Drive, left onto Woodland Drive, left onto South Wingate Street, and right back onto Durham Road/NC 98.
Traffic delays are expected so motorists are advised to avoid this area and take an alternate route.