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UPDATE: Boil water advisory issued as result of road collapse

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A water main has collapsed beneath the road on Church Street near 15th street, causing part of the road to collapse. A water main has collapsed beneath the road on Church Street near 15th street, causing part of the road to collapse.

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - A cap burst off an old pipe beneath the road on Church Street near 15th Street Tuesday morning, causing part of the road to collapse.

Water is flowing through the street and as a result of the road collapsing, portions of the roadway are washing away.

Police blocked off the intersection while crews worked to repair the road.

According to Mike McGill with CFUPA, the road is fixed, but residents in the area have been advised to boil any water they plan to consume for at least a minute over the next 24 hours.

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