UPDATE: Busted pipes repaired, Hollytree back open
POSTED: Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 2:40pm
UPDATED: Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 5:24pm
TYLER — A KETK reporter says the road is completely repaired and the scene has been cleared.
A spokesperson for the city of Tyler says Hollytree Drive from Raleigh to Wimbledon is shut down.
It will be at least 4-5 hours before the busted pipes can be fixed.
Officials with the Tyler Fire Department tell KETK that residents of Hollytree Drive. heard explosions under the street.
Water has covered the roadway in the area of Hollytree Dr. and Creekside Dr., and here are holes in the road where an 8 inch pipe burst at about 2:30 p.m. on Thursday.
City officials and Tyler Fire Dept. are on scene.
Part of Hollytree Dr. has been blocked off -- only residents of the area are allowed inside.
Officials say that water has been turned off in the area.
KETK has a crew on the scene and will bring more information as it becomes available.