Water Main Break Prompts Sinkhole Concerns in Oakland’s Piedmont Avenue Area

By Brian Shields

Mon Aug 11th, 2014 12:29pm America/Los_Angeles

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OAKLAND (KRON) — Street closures remain in effect in parts of Oakland in the Piedmont Avenue area after a major water main break.

The break was first reported at about 10:30 a.m. on Kingston Avenue near Monte Vista.

Monte Cresta Avenue in the area of Kingston Avenue and Kelton Court and Kingston Avenue near the intersections of Monte Vista and Linda avenues are closed.

Authorities are worred that the water main break could lead to cracks and even sinkholes in surrounding roadways.

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