Water line break causes restrictions on Ajo Highway - Tucson News Now

Water line break causes restrictions on Ajo Highway

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The city of Tucson and ADOT are working to repair the leak. (Source: Tucson Water) The city of Tucson and ADOT are working to repair the leak. (Source: Tucson Water)
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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A broken water line is affecting traffic on Ajo Highway, west of Tucson.

Eastbound traffic on Ajo Highway is being detoured south on South Camino Verde to West Valencia Road. Westbound traffic is passing, but at a reduced speed limit of 25 mph.

Repairs are expected to take up to eight hours. Motorists are urged to avoid the area.

The cause of the break in a 6" potable water line has not been determined.

One business in the area is experiencing service disruption.

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