The roundabout at Kyles Station and Yankee roads is now expected to reopen by 6 a.m. Saturday, according to a press release from the Butler County Engineer’s Office.
ORIGINAL REPORT (Jan. 28):
A roundabout at Kyles Station and Yankee roads is expected to reopen Friday after crews spent most of Thursday repairing a water main break.
Crews from the Butler County Water and Sewer Department finished repairs late Thursday and were checking for other leaks to an 8-inch water main before restoring service in the southwest quadrant of the roundabout, according to Bob Leventry, director of the department.
“We’re glad the repairs were completed quickly so our customers can use their water,” he said.
The four homes impacted by the early morning break have water service, but were under a water boil advisory.
Water samples are being tested as a safety precaution, according to Leventry.
The break was the result of “normal wear and tear,” he said.
The 8-inch water main was installed in 1973 and was not upgraded when the roundabout was built, according to Leventry.
An estimate of the amount of water lost is being calculated and should be known sometime Friday, he said.