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Interstate 71 lanes reopen after waterfall closed 2

Waterfall closes lane of Interstate 71
Waterfall closes lane of Interstate 71
Waterfall closes lane of Interstate 71
Waterfall closes lane of Interstate 71
Posted at 4:09 PM, Mar 21, 2018

CINCINNATI -- Drivers on Interstate 71 may hit an unusual roadblock Wednesday afternoon: a waterfall.

The water spilled down a retaining wall just south of the Norwood Lateral. Police blocked the right two lanes. It was cleared up and the lanes were reopened before 6:30 p.m.

That stretch is near Oakley Station. Industrial properties sit immediately next to the highway.

Lt. Steve Saunders, with the Cincinnati Police Department, said it appeared to be a water main break. Crews with Greater Cincinnati Water Works and the Ohio Department of Transportation went out to fix it.