ATLANTA - Crews are working right now to fix a broken water main on a busy road in northwest Atlanta.
The main break has caused all kinds of problems on Collier Drive, which is closed between Valley Heart Drive and Chalmers Drive.
The water from that broken pipe flooded Collier Drive and caused
Before crews could fix the 16-inch cast iron pipe, Georgia Power had to fix a leaning pole. It took four hours for that to happen. Georgia Power is using a specially equipped truck to hold up the pole, while city crews try to fix the water main.
“We're probably looking at late this afternoon
Choi found out about the water main break when a Channel 2 Action News viewer sent video from Sunday.
Now Collier Drive looks more like a river with water gushing down the road from the broken pipe.
Crews emphasize it's going to take pretty much all day to get the road safe enough to open.
Choi has been speaking with neighbors about the mess, including a 98-year-old man who's lived on this street for 56 years.
Hear what he has to say on Channel 2 Action News at 4.