Broken water pipe in South Austin

Update: According to Austin Water the road was reopened Tuesday around 1:30 p.m. and water has been restored to homes in the area. 

Officials said the water was temporality shut off and ten homes were without water for a short time. However, the break has since been repaired by crews and water has been restored. 

Crews are working to fix a broken water pipe in the 2300 block of Barton Parkway at Homedale Drive. 

Barton Parkway is closed in both directions and drivers are asked to avoid the area.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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