Water main break in Lee County impacts homes, businesses

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SANIBEL, Fla. Water service has been restored, but crews continue to repair damage from a broken pipe that affected approximately 1,500 water customers, Lee County Utilities said.

Workers broke the water main around 11 p.m. Wednesday night in the area near the Sanibel Causeway west of Shell Point Boulevard, according to city officials.

Westbound traffic on McGregor Boulevard was reduced to one lane between Summerlin Road and Shell Point Boulevard, city officials said. Drivers should expect delays.

A boil water notice was issued as a precaution for residents on the following streets:

  • Punta Rassa Road
  • Harbour Pointe Drive
  • Port Comfort Road
  • Jonathan Harbour Drive
  • Palm Drive
  • Marina Cove Lane
  • Tidewater Lane
  • Sanibel Sunset Court

Crews are expected to continue work through Thursday night, city officials said.

No further information was immediately available.

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