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Water Main BreakA water main break Tuesday morning forced the closures of two of the northbound lanes of Bouquet Canyon Road at Newhall Ranch Road.

Just after 10 a.m., a local contractor damaged one of Valencia Water Company’s water mains, resulting in a leak. Water from the ruptured pipe spilled onto the northbound lanes resulting in damage to the roadway.

Contractors are working to repair the broken water line. Once repairs are complete, the roadway will need to be repaved. All of the repairs are estimated to be completed before the Wednesday morning commute. In the meantime, residents are encouraged to use McBean Parkway as an alternate route.

Safety officials caution drivers to never drive through standing water, as it is impossible to know if the ground is stable underneath.

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  1. I was going to say, didn’t this just happen?

  2. Jon Sabillo Jon Sabillo says:

    This is happening a lot!

  3. Chris Brewer Chris Brewer says:

    Gonna F that intersection up big time.

  4. Right across from the south bound water break a few months ago.😫

  5. Chris Brewer Chris Brewer says:

    This one was a man made break. Contractors hit a main.

  6. Impressed with how quickly this city works to clean it up!

  7. Was work slow? Lilly Arreguin Caceres

  8. David Breaux David Breaux says:

    Well there goes the Golden Valley advantage ….

  9. So that’s what all the traffic was about

  10. OMGoodness can the caffeine addicts still get into Starbucks?😱

  11. Horrible traffic today 😖

  12. jim says:

    Hey, y’all did you notice that a contractor has torn up your road/access points? Did y’all notice that there was nothing about the contractor having to pay a fine or expend extra services to make up for the problems and delays on our local streets?

    Why aren’t you all bitching about this contractor’s fubar? Why aren’t you all calling your local City “Council” member and complaining about this lack of service?

    Because you either don’t give a flock, or because your life is too busy to pay attention to these little details.

    And so it goes. Once we settle into a nice and comfy pasture-like existence, we only have to worry about the fences, the other cows, and of course the wolves.

    Do I have to spell it out for you?

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