Water Main Break Disrupts Traffic In Center City Shopping District

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Officials from the Philadelphia Water Department are working to repair a water main break in Center City’s shopping district.

The water main break happened just before 4 p.m. along the 1600 block of Walnut Street.

Walnut Street is closed from 15th Street to 17th Street. 16th street is currently closed between Moravian and Locust Streets.

The street closures have disrupted traffic in the area and businesses could be impacted, as well.

There is no word on how many customers are without water as a result of the broken main.



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