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Broken water main causes 40-foot geyser on Old Page Mill

Original post made on Jan 24, 2012

PG&E crews installing power poles Tuesday accidentally bored into a water main, causing a 40-foot-tall geyser to erupt on Old Page Mill Road and Gerth Lane south of Interstate 280 in Palo Alto and cutting power to 180 customers.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, January 24, 2012, 3:22 PM

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Posted by huh?
a resident of Stanford
on Jan 24, 2012 at 4:54 pm

Article text is very confusing. The accident was on Old Page Mill Road and traffic was rerouted along Old Page Mill Road? Does that mean that traffic is still allowed on Old Page Mill Road, or is it forced elsewhere?

Old Page Mill Road is the main bicycle route from midtown and southern Palo Alto out to the Arastradero Preserve and Foothills Park.


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Posted by Crescent Park Dad
a resident of Crescent Park
on Jan 25, 2012 at 11:24 am

Is there anything left where we trust PG&E to do a decent job? Glad we don't have them as our utilities provider!


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