Crews were working Tuesday morning to repave a section of Fountain Avenue that has been closed for a week due to a water line break.
A spokesman for Phaltless Paving Inc. said the work to resurface about 100 feet of pavement in the 3900 block of Fountain Avenue will take three days.
The road was closed to traffic and a detour established to heavily traveled Belvoir Avenue on June 14 when a 12-inch water line burst.
Daphne Kirksey, a spokeswoman for Tennessee American Water Company, said via e-mail that contractors were waiting for the fill they put in a gaping hole resulting from erosion of the burst pipe to become stable before proceeding with resurfacing.
“The paving contractor is scheduled to start (Tuesday) with the road repair,” Kirksey wrote in her email. “They had some flowable fill they put in the large area of hole, they wanted it to be fully dried out before they started the paving.”