Sewer collapse shuts down portion of Hardy Street - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Sewer collapse shuts down portion of Hardy Street

A portion of Hardy Street closed off for repairs A portion of Hardy Street closed off for repairs
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

A portion of Hardy Street in Hattiesburg remains closed as crews work to repair a collapsed sewer line.

The area affected by the closure is the westbound lane at Highway 49 down to 29th Avenue. Officials say the road could remain closed for two to three more days.  Traffic is being diverted around the affected area. Motorists are asked to use extreme caution when traveling in the area and to take an alternate route if at all possible.

It's believed the heavy rains over the past few days were the cause of the collapse.

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