City closes Mockingbird overpass due to broken pump

By Jason Goodwin, News Director, jgoodwin@ktxs.com
POSTED: 12:06 AM May 10 2013   UPDATED: 8:38 AM May 10 2013
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ABILENE, Texas -

As storms rolled in on Thursday afternoon, the city of Abilene closed the Mockingbird overpass at North 1st Street in downtown.

A city spokesperson says the pump that is used to remove rain water during storms isn't operating.

As a precaution, the city closed the roadway that goes underneath the bridge.