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Lower Nazareth road back open after water main break

Published On: Mar 31 2014 01:16:08 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 31 2014 04:06:26 PM EDT
LOWER NAZARETH TWP., Pa. -

Crews were busy patching up a water main break and sinkhole that opened up in Lower Nazareth Township.

The break was reported Monday afternoon, on Hecktown Road in Lower Nazareth Township. A sinkhole about five feet wide and ten feet long has opened up in the area.

Crews were able to replace the broken pipe and patch up the sinkhole.

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Officials say no homes were evacuated, but service was interrupted for some customers.

The road was closed between Presidential Drive and Frank Street for a few hours, but it reopened around 4:00 p.m.