OAKLAND (CBS SF) — East Bay Municipal Utility District crews repaired a ruptured sewer line in Oakland Friday morning.
The line ruptured Thursday while EBMUD crews were working to repair a broken 12-inch cast iron water main on Oakland Avenue, officials said.READ MORE: Fire Burns At Residential Building in San Francisco Mission District
Approximately 12 properties on Oakland Avenue lost water service Thursday and the work closed two eastbound lanes of Oakland Avenue.
The pipe was repaired at 3 a.m., and water service has been restored to customers, officials said.READ MORE: Possible Explosive Device Outside Oakland Courthouse Forces Evacuations, Street Closures
Crews are still working to remove shoring and fill the hole. Work was expected to go into the afternoon.
The bike lane on Oakland Avenue remained closed Friday morning.MORE NEWS: Oakland City Council: Black Contractors Not Getting Fair Share Of Street-Paving Bids
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