Water shut off to downtown Rifle homes after waterline break | PostIndependent.com

Water shut off to downtown Rifle homes after waterline break

Rifle street crews work on repairing a waterline break at the intersection of Railroad Avenue and 5th Street in downtown Rifle Wednesday afternoon.
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Rifle street crews are working to repair a waterline break on Railroad Avenue on Wednesday afternoon, and water has been shut off to homes around the neighborhood.

Rifle public information officer Kathy Pototsky said the two crews working on the break are hoping to have it fixed and service restored by 8 p.m.

Southbound Railroad Avenue is currently closed at Sixth Street with traffic being diverted as they work to solve the issue.

Pototsky added that water service is out from Railroad Avenue to West Avenue on Fifth Street, on Fifth Street from Railroad Avenue to Whiteriver Avenue, on East Avenue from Fifth Street to Ninth Street and on East Avenue from Fifth Street to Fourth Street.

Update: 8 p.m. Rifle public information officer Kathy Pototsky said the waterline has been repaired and service has been restored to homes around the neighborhood.


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