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: 2 Women, 4-Year-Old Girl Shot In Times Square
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: MTA Bus Catches Fire In The Bronx, 1 Person Injured
As CBS2’s Jim Smith reported, it appeared the water had been turned off as crews began repairs.
Workers could be seen pumping water from the ground and using a backhoe to access the broken main.MORE NEWS: Times Square Shooting Has Area Business Owners Wondering If They Can Stay Afloat Amid Citywide Surge In Gun Violence
A water truck has been called in to provide water to residents on Merritt near Old Bergen Road.