Portion of Baxter Ave in Louisville closed due to pavement collapse from sewer line break

The northbound lanes of near 990 Baxter Avenue, which is south of Highland Avenue is closed until further notice. Detours are in place.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville Metro crews have closed Baxter Avenue in the 990 block due to the pavement collapsing from a break in the sewer line, the city said.

The areas impacted are the northbound lanes of Baxter Avenue, which is south of Highland Avenue.

Traffic detours are in place and that part of the roadway is plated and closed for public health and safety, the city said. 

Metropolitan Sewer District said crews will conduct damage assessments Tuesday morning.

There is no estimate of a completion date at this time.

This story will be updated.

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