PHOTOS ADDED: Portion Of Peach Orchard Road Re-Opened After Wate - WJBF-TV ABC 6 Augusta-Aiken

PHOTOS ADDED: Portion Of Peach Orchard Road Re-Opened After Water Pipe Break

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Photo of a water pipe break on Peach Orchard Road (Credit: WJBF Photojournalist Mark Gaskins) Photo of a water pipe break on Peach Orchard Road (Credit: WJBF Photojournalist Mark Gaskins)
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***UPDATED at 10:46 A.M. on Wednesday, August 21st***

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has notified us that Peach Orchard Road, in the Barbara Road area, has been re-opened after a water pipe leak closed the roadway earlier Wednesday morning.

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***UPDATED at 10:25 A.M. on Wednesday, August 21st***

We have added the photo gallery above from the scene of the Peach Orchard Road water pipe break.

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***POSTED at 9:01 A.M. on Wednesday, August 21st***

WJBF News Channel has learned a portion of Peach Orchard Road is temporarily closed due to a broken water pipe.

We are told, the northbound and southbound lanes at Barbara Road are currently closed.

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking drivers in this area are asked to seek an alternate route and use caution when traveling in this area.

Deputies are on the scene directing traffic.

We will continue to follow this story and bring you more informaiton when it becomes available.

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