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Tags: Water Main Break

Innovative Solution Maintains Water Service for Brunswick Customers during Main Repair

Progress continues on a complex water main repair on State Route 303/Center Road in Brunswick just east of Boyer Drive. On January 15, Cleveland Water contractors installed a line stop which will allow the water main repair to take place without interrupting water service to any nearby customers.

Lorain Carnegie Bridge Water Main Break

Cleveland Water crews are currently working to shut off a 12” water main break near the Lorain Carnegie Bridge. At this time, there is no impact to traffic on the bridge.

Water from the break is currently impacting Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority transit lines below the bridge Cleveland Water officials are working with RTA field crews to clear water from the tracks and restore transit services as quickly as possible. RTA is operating buses to replace Blue, Green, and Red line trains between Tower City and E. 55th and Red line trains.

Highland and Georgetown Road Repair Update

 Due to ongoing repairs to a 54-inch main that was shut down earlier this month for emergency repairs, customers in some eastern suburbs may experience water that appears to be slightly cloudy when they turn on their faucet. The water has been tested and is safe to drink. THERE IS NO BOIL ADVISORY IN EFFECT.

UPDATE - Possible Discolored Water Notification for Eastern Service Area

UPDATE (11/17/17) Cleveland Water has not received any water quality or discoloration calls related to shutting down the 54-inch water main for emergency repairs on Wednesday, 11/15/17. The water is safe to drink and use as normal. THERE IS NO BOIL ALERT IN EFFECT.

While crews are still in the process of making repairs, we will continue to monitor the water quality to ensure there are no issues.

If customers have questions or notice any discoloration with their water, please call our 24 Hour Emergency Dispatch Line at 216-664-3060.

UPDATE - Lakeshore Boulevard Repairs Underway

Cleveland Water crews continue to make repairs on the 12-inch water main break on Lakeshore Boulevard. The water has been turned off and the water main is isolated. Crews are in the process of excavating in order to expose the break. Once the excavation is completed, the break will be repaired.

Because of the area of the break, we are able to limit traffic to one eastbound and one westbound lane of traffic only on Lakeshore Boulevard.

We will continue to post updates as they become available.

Cleveland Water Crews Repairing Break on Lakeshore Boulevard

Cleveland Water is in the process of making repairs to a water main break located in the 15900 block of Lakeshore Boulevard in Cleveland. Lakeshore Boulevard is closed from East 156th Street to East 159th Street. The street will be closed until further notice.

The break is a 12-inch water main. Crews are working on isolating the break so repairs can be made. Once the repairs are completed, we will begin to clean and restore the street.

As updates become available, we will post them here and on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

Cleveland Water Crews Repairing Break on Brecksville Road in Richfield Village

Cleveland Water crews are working on repairing a 16-inch water main break on Brecksville Road in Richfield Village. The break has been located and crews are now in the process of shutting off the water so repairs can be made. This may affect all residents, businesses and schools in Richfield Village and some in Richfield Township. Crews are working to minimize the duration of service interruptions. 

As updates become available, we will post them here and on our facebook and twitter pages.

UPDATE: Carnegie Avenue traffic advisory remains in effect while crews continue excavation and repairs

UPDATE - 2-7-17 - Work continues on Carnegie Avenue as crews cut out and remove large sections of the street following a leak on a 30 inch water transmission main originally installed in 1882. Water service has been restored to all affected customers, however, a traffic advisory remains in effect until further notice. All but one lane in each direction of Carnegie Avenue between East 9th and East 12th in Cleveland remains closed and motorists are asked to seek alternate routes.

Richmond Heights area repairs may cause temporary discoloration in water, Water is safe to use as normal

As Cleveland Water makes system repairs in the Richmond Heights area, customers may experience some discoloration in their water. The water is safe to drink and use as normal.

We have dispatched crews to flush hydrants in the area to help minimize the impact. We apologize for any inconvenience and will work to complete repairs as soon as possible.