UPDATE: Baptist Road Reopened
A broken water line was to blame.
UPDATE (11:17 p.m., Nov. 28, 2012): Baptist Road has reopened in all directions.
Crews from the Pennsylvania American Water Company remain on Baptist Road in Whitehall Borough, repairing a broken water line between the Baptist-Grove Road and Baptist-Lachman Road intersections (above the Caste Village Giant Eagle).
The water line broke on Wednesday morning, according to a worker at the scene, and Whitehall police officers are there now preventing any traffic from heading south past Grove Road (toward Bethel Park).
Earlier in the day, flaggers were allowing traffic to head both ways through the work area, but that is no longer the case as different trucks need space to head to and from the scene to help to repair a large hole left by the replacement of the broken pipe.
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