Burst main causes delays near CBD

UPDATE: A burst water main cut supply to 20 properties and delayed traffic on the main route in and out of the city on Monday.

The damaged pipe was reported on Brisbane Rd, East Ipswich about 5am.

A Queensland Urban Utilities spokesman said two lanes of Brisbane Rd had to be closed between Chermside Rd and Gibbon St until about 5pm.

The main was repaired by 1.30pm.

 

EARLIER: Traffic headed in and out of Ipswich has been affected by a burst water main along Brisbane Rd.

The burst pipe was reported about 5am Monday, with Queensland Urban Utilities expecting repairs to take up most of the day.

Both lanes heading out of Ipswich have been closed between Chermside Rd and Gibbon St, with traffic controllers allowing one lane the pass in each direction.

An Urban Utilities spokesman says 20 homes are without water supply.

Repairs are expected to be complete by about 2pm.



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