West Village Water Main Break Creates Traffic Woes
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Authorities say a water main break is causing some street closures in the West Village.
It happened around 1 a.m. and sent water gushing onto the street at the intersection of Greenwich Street and Clarkson Street.
It took workers several hours to turn the water off. Crews then had to dig up the street to begin repairing the break.
As a result, Greenwich Street is closed between Leroy Street and Clarkson Street. Clarkson Street is closed between Hudson and Washington streets.
Motorists are advised to expect extensive delays in the area and to consider alternate routes.
No word on when the repairs will be finished.
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