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Intersection of Eastern Pkwy. and Baxter Ave. reopens after water main, road repairs

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Eastern Parkway collapsed at Baxter Avenue because of the heavy flow of water. Eastern Parkway collapsed at Baxter Avenue because of the heavy flow of water.
Air 3 shows traffic moving through the intersection after it was reopened on April 30. Air 3 shows traffic moving through the intersection after it was reopened on April 30.
Roads and homes near Tyler Park were flooded. Roads and homes near Tyler Park were flooded.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The intersection of Eastern Parkway and Baxter Avenue reopened to traffic on Wednesday, six days after a large water main break shut it down.

According to the Louisville Water Company, repairs to the intersection are complete. The intersection of Baxter and Castlewood Avenues was expected to reopen later Wednesday afternoon after crews finish striping the road.

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On April 24, a 48-inch in diameter water main break sent water cascading down Baxter Avenue, flooding Tyler Parks and nearby yards.

Eastern Parkway collapsed at Baxter Avenue because of the heavy flow of water.

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