Traffic tie ups could continue through 6 p.m.
A water main broke on Deerfield Road just east of Waukegan Road in downtown Deerfield today, according to an email from the Deerfield Bannockburn Riverwoods Chamber of Commerce. The Deerfield Public Works Department is currently responding to the problem, according to the email. The incident is expected to impact traffic through 6 p.m. The water main runs underneath the road. Get local news in a daily email from Patch. It's like getting a free newspaper. Learn more.
Crews working on rupture at Lake Cook and Pfingsten roads.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Glenn Wall
Thursday, June 2, 2011
Besides major construction on Lake Cook Road, commuters Thursday also have to deal with a water main break at Lake Cook and Pfingsten roads. A crew from the Cook County Highway Department accidentally ripped the water main around 8 a.m., according to Deerfield’s Public Works Department. The Highway Department has been at work on Lake Cook Road patching and resurfacing a 1.2-mile stretch between Wilmot and Pfingsten since June. “At approximately 8:00 a.m. this morning, the contractor working on Lake Cook Road hit the Village of Deerfield 6-inch water main located on the southwest corner of Lake Cook and Pfingsten Roads,” said Brad Fink, Deerfield’s assistant director of public works. “A large sinkhole formed, causing the Village of …