Two Lanes Blocked on PCH At Latigo Shores As Big Water Pipe Repair Continues
Written by 991KBU on July 2, 2020
L A County waterworks officials are still fixing a leak in a big water pipe on P C H at Latigo Shores.
A 12 inch pipeline that crosses PCH has sprung a leak.
Workers have closed one lane in each direction on the highway.
Customers are being served by a temporary pipe … delivering lower pressure water to keep people in water.
Yesterday … the area was trenched and the workers ran a camera through it … to try to find it the leak.
They discovered …. they need a larger shoring box.
That was trucked in this morning.
The crews hope to start repair on pipe this afternoon.
Leak should be fixed by tonight.
The county has run out a temporary bypass pipe to keep everyone in water.
But fire hydrants are turned off … the fire department knows they will have to bring in extra pumpers if there is a fire today.