Pipe breaks

Amstel Avenue pipe work blocks pedestrian traffic, shuts bus stop

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12 p.m., Dec. 3, 2012--A pipe has burst beneath the northern sidewalk of Amstel Avenue at the intersection of South College Avenue, near Smith Hall, blocking pedestrian traffic.

Pedestrian traffic has been blocked on this section of the Amstel Avenue sidewalk, and also along South College Avenue, on the western sidewalk between Amstel and the Smith Hall-Gore Hall pedestrian overpass.

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The southbound bus stop on South College Avenue near the overpass had been shut down but has since reopened.

UD Police officers are monitoring pedestrian and vehicular traffic and the Newark Police Department has marked off 10 parking meters affected by the pipe site construction.

It is unknown at this time how long it will take to affect repairs and clean up.

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