A broken water main that has been affecting traffic on Versailles Road should be repaired by early Wednesday evening, Kentucky-American Water Co. says.
Crews will be working at the site through rush hour Wednesday, and hope to complete repairs by about 7 p.m., water company spokeswoman Susan Lancho said.
Motorists driving through the area should use caution, she said.
The break in an 8-inch water main was reported about 7 a.m. Wednesday, snarling traffic in the right inbound lane of Versailles Road near Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital.
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Water leaking into the roadway quickly turned to ice, further complicating problems.
Repair crews have been on the scene throughout the day.
The broken line affected water service to a liquor store and a pizza restaurant, but Cardinal Hill Hospital continued normal operations, according to Lancho.
The break was "weather related," she said.