CARY, North Carolina (WTVD) — A water main break that blocked Waldo Rood Boulevard in Cary, causing traffic delays Monday morning, will not be repaired in time for rush hour Tuesday morning.

Waldo Rood Boulevard will remain closed Tuesday morning. The Town of Cary is urging motorists to avoid the area near the Cary Parkway or detour using MacArthur Drive.

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It happened around 8 a.m. Monday on Waldo Rood near SW Cary Parkway.

The asphalt cracked, leaving Waldo Rood Boulevard closed from Cary Parkway to MacArthur Drive and Cary Parkway at Waldo Rood Boulevard is reduced to one lane in the southbound direction.

“If you can, avoid the area for the remainder of the day but (we) definitely regret and recognize the impact this is having on the traffic flow and so we’re working diligently to dedicate all of our resources to take care of this as soon as possible,” said Matt Wetherell, Operations Coordinator for the Town of Cary.

A look at the water main break on Waldo Rood Blvd & Towne Village Drive in Cary.

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