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N.C. 49 N. in Harrisburg closed because of water main break

A water main broke in Harrisburg on N.C. 49 early Friday and the road remains closed northbound near Pharr Mill Road, officials said.

A 12-inch line broke around 4:30 a.m., and authorities are trying to determine the cause, Harrisburg communications director Ann Gibson said.

Southbound lanes on N.C. 49 remain open, she said.

Officials with the town and the N.C. Department of Transportation are at the scene. It is unclear when the road will be re-opened.

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Part of N.C. 49 closed

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