Burst water line stymies traffic in Dillon Valley | SummitDaily.com

Burst water line stymies traffic in Dillon Valley

Daily News staff report

A burst waterline on Evergreen Road has forced Dillon Valley residents to detour out of the neighborhood on Little Beaver Trail.

Evergreen Road has been narrowed to one lane while crews work to repair the broken line and is being used for all inbound traffic from Highway 6. All outbound traffic from the neighborhood must use Little Beaver Trail, which has been temporarily re-opened to one lane of traffic.

The waterline failed at approximately 1:30 a.m. last night, and crews from the Dillon Valley Metropolitan District began work at noon today to repair the broken 6-inch line. If all goes well, the line could be repaired by 8 p.m. or 9 p.m. tonight, according to Dillon Valley Metropolitan District manager Francis Winston.

Dillon town manager Devin Granbery said the town had law enforcement and public works crews on site to monitor the unstable slope above for any movement that could lead to a rock slide.

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