JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Crews are working to repair a water main break in Jersey City.
Approximately 500 customers are without service.READ MORE: Gov. Cuomo Says He Will Not Resign Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations: 'I Never Touched Anyone Inappropriately'
Chopper 2 was over the scene on Linden Avenue between Ocean and Garfield avenues.
#JerseyCity Update: Our crews are still on site making repairs and service disruptions have expanded in the area. A water truck is available on Merritt. near Old Bergen Road. We understand the situation is frustrating and we thank you for your continued patience.
— SUEZ Water NJ (@SUEZwaterNJ) March 18, 2020READ MORE: Road To Reopening: New York City Arts And Entertainment Venues Allowed To Reopen At 33% Capacity Beginning April 2
As CBS2’s Jim Smith reported, it appeared the water had been turned off as crews began repairs.
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A water truck has been called in to provide water to residents on Merritt near Old Bergen Road.