A broken water main flooded a University City thoroughfare Monday, leading to detours and traffic tie-ups in the busy retail-residential district east of La Jolla.
The ruptured pipeline began sending water gushing across Regents Road near Costa Verde Center mall about 3:30 p.m., according to San Diego police.
Officers shut down three a three-block stretch of the street while utility crews worked to halt the overflow.
There were no immediate reports of structural flooding.
–City News Service
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