8:45 p.m. Update – All lanes of Fordham Boulevard are now open. OWASA reports that the repairs are complete.

12:30 p.m. Update – The Orange Water and Sewer Authority reports that the repair of the water main break may be completed by late afternoon or early evening.

7:45 a.m. Update – One northbound lane of Fordham Boulevard (15-501) was opened a little after 7:30 a.m. Wednesday according to Chapel Hill Police Public Information Sergeant Bryan Walker. Heavy delays should still be expected in the area of 15-501 and Estes Dr.

Story originally posted October 8, 2014, 6:35 a.m.

Both northbound lanes of Fordham Boulevard (15-501) are closed around Estes Drive due to a water main break that occurred Wednesday morning.

The break occurred on the north side of the intersection. Chapel Hill Police officers are diverting traffic away from the area and OWASA crews are on the scene repairing the break. It is not known at this time when the road will be reopened.