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DeKalb County responds to water main break at Briarcliff and North Druid Hills roads, leak on Clairmont

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DeKalb County responds to water main break at Briarcliff and North Druid Hills roads, leak on Clairmont

A picture of the main break, obtained from the DeKalb Emergency Management Agency.
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This story has been updated. 

DeKalb County Watershed Management has repaired a water main break at 2334 North Druid Hills Road NE.

“Workers are completing temporary repairs to North Druid Hills Road,” the county said. “Regular traffic patterns have resumed. Permanent repairs to the road will be made when weather and temperature are favorable.”

Crews are also dealing with a water main leak at 3180 Clairmont Road. On Monday evening, the county said it had located the source of the leak and said repairs are underway.

The break and leak occurred Monday morning, Jan. 21.

Here’s the full announcement from DeKalb County:

DECATUR, Ga. — DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management has repaired the water main and restored service caused by a leak at 2334 North Druid Hills Road NE, near the intersection of Briarcliff and North Druid Hills Roads.

Workers are completing temporary repairs to North Druid Hills Road. Regular traffic patterns have resumed. Permanent repairs to the road will be made when weather and temperature are favorable.

County crews have located the source of the leak at 3180 Clairmont Road and are working to make repairs while attempting to minimize water service disruptions.

Access to Clairmont Road remains restricted by Brookhaven Police and motorists are advised to avoid the area.

Clairmont Road has been treated for any accumulated ice with sand by the Georgia Department of Transportation maintenance crews.

For more information, contact the DeKalb County Watershed Department at 770-270-6243.

 

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