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Southbound Academy reopened Saturday afternoon after a water main break shut down all lanes of traffic early Friday.

The rupture was reported about 2:30 a.m. Friday.

Colorado Springs Utilities finished paving over the site just after 1 p.m.

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Liz Forster is a general assignment reporter with a focus on environment and public safety. She is a Colorado College graduate, avid hiker and skier, and sweet potato enthusiast. Liz joined The Gazette in June 2017.

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