UPDATE: As of 1:00 p.m. Saturday, the turnoff has been re-opened. UDOT spokesperson John Gleason said there could be intermittent lane closures as they continue to clean up and repair any damage.
SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah (ABC4 Utah)- A large water main break flooded northbound I-215 at the turnoff to I-80 at Parleys Canyon Friday. It happened around 11:15 a.m.
The ramp to eastbound I-80 and right lanes of I-215 East will remain closed through the weekend.
A water main break took a huge chunk out of the hillside on northbound 215 at I-80 on ramp. @UDOTTRAFFIC is working on the cleanup. pic.twitter.com/Jf0bCfpnLk— Sarah Martin (@SarahMartinNews) September 22, 2017
A viewer sent ABC4 video as they passed by the damage.
🚸🚫Due to emergency construction caused by water pipe break, 🚴 & peds asked to avoid eastern portions of Parley’s Trail thru Sat. #utpol pic.twitter.com/MgaplPvzPc— Mayor J. Biskupski (@slcmayor) September 22, 2017
Facebook live of the break. The water has since been shut off. —->
This is a developing story. Updates will be posted as they become available.