Heavy paving equipment in the background waits Thursday morning, July 14, 2016 for a paving crew member for Turner Asphalt of Raleigh, NC to use a small asphalt compactor to smooth over hot 200-300 degree asphalt between water valve access pipes on Capital Boulevard. Turner Asphalt crews have been working on a water pipe break in the 2900 block of southbound Capital Boulevard near the Brentwood Road intersection since Wednesday night to pave over three lanes wide several hundred foot long section of Capital Boulevard that was torn up for the water pipe break Wednesday afternoon. The repairs and paving are set to be completed by 9am on Friday due to the heat and paving requirements.
Heavy paving equipment in the background waits Thursday morning, July 14, 2016 for a paving crew member for Turner Asphalt of Raleigh, NC to use a small asphalt compactor to smooth over hot 200-300 degree asphalt between water valve access pipes on Capital Boulevard. Turner Asphalt crews have been working on a water pipe break in the 2900 block of southbound Capital Boulevard near the Brentwood Road intersection since Wednesday night to pave over three lanes wide several hundred foot long section of Capital Boulevard that was torn up for the water pipe break Wednesday afternoon. The repairs and paving are set to be completed by 9am on Friday due to the heat and paving requirements. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com
Heavy paving equipment in the background waits Thursday morning, July 14, 2016 for a paving crew member for Turner Asphalt of Raleigh, NC to use a small asphalt compactor to smooth over hot 200-300 degree asphalt between water valve access pipes on Capital Boulevard. Turner Asphalt crews have been working on a water pipe break in the 2900 block of southbound Capital Boulevard near the Brentwood Road intersection since Wednesday night to pave over three lanes wide several hundred foot long section of Capital Boulevard that was torn up for the water pipe break Wednesday afternoon. The repairs and paving are set to be completed by 9am on Friday due to the heat and paving requirements. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com

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