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U.S. 60 fully reopens after water main break in Tempe

The closure of a major Valley freeway has been vexing East Valley commuters for more than two weeks.

TEMPE, Ariz. — Editor's note: The above video aired during a previous broadcast.

The westbound lanes of U.S. 60 near Tempe reopened this weekend after being closed due to a water main line rupture.

Repairs on the spot where 8 million gallons of water were lost more than two weeks ago were completed at 10 p.m. on Sunday, according to ADOT.

Tempe officials gave an update on the repairs of the roadway last week and said repairs were progressing well.

See the full video of that update on our 12 News Youtube page here:

That break occurred Saturday, May 7, and shut down all lanes of the major highway. 

Eastbound lanes were finally reopened on Sunday, May 15.

ORIGINAL STORY: City of Tempe officials give update on US 60 closure situation

VERSIÓN EN ESPAÑOL: Más de dos semanas después del cierre, la US 60 reabrirá completamente después de la ruptura de la tubería principal de agua en Tempe

RELATED: Eastbound US 60 reopens in Tempe after completed repair work

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