Busted water main on River Drive forces road closure


A busted water main on River Drive forced officials to close all lanes in the area late Saturday night.

According to the Columbia Police Department, the water main break happened near the 3800 block of River Drive near Lucius Road. Officials say there is also road damage in the area which forced traffic to be rerouted.

Water main break at 3800 River Drive causing officers to close River b/w Pearl St. & Lucius Rd. Water division crews are on scene. pic.twitter.com/UYLrAuF8QF

— Cola Police Dept. SC (@ColumbiaPDSC) May 14, 2017

At this time, crews are in the area working to repair the damage. However, there was no timetable on when the repairs would be complete.

Members of the Columbia Police Department, Columbia Fire Department, and the City of Columbia were on hand to block off the street and work to repair the damage.

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