BY SARAH GREGORY
Greeneville Water Department customers in the area from Austin Steet to Bernard Avenue will experience outages as crews work to repair a water line break that occurred this morning on Tusculum Boulevard near the East Gate Shopping Center.
Water Department Maintenance Shop Foreman William Ross said that an eight-inch water line had broken. The cause has not yet been determined.
Crews will work throughout the day to dig the line out, assess the damage, and begin repairs. It's not yet known how long the repairs will take.
"We'll work to fix it in as timely a manner as possible," Ross said, noting that the outage will affect more businesses than residential customers.
Traffic around the break is being directed and re-routed, but Ross said he does not expect the repairs to result in significant traffic delays.