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Water main break, sinkhole close Woodstock intersection

8:23 AM, Jul 11, 2013   |    comments
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WOODSTOCK, Ga. -- A large water main break at South Holly Springs Road and East Cherokee Drive has caused authorities to close the intersection to traffic.

The break was reported at around 2:15 a.m. Thursday. It resulted in a large sinkhole, about 30 to 35 feet across, in the intersection.

PHOTOS | Woodstock sinkhole

Crews were called out to make repairs on the six-inch line. The expect to have it repaired by noon Thursday, but there was no immediate word on when the intersection will reopen.

11Alive traffic anchor Elle Duncan recommends taking Arnold Mill Road as an alternate route.

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