Water main break closes busy road in North Philadelphia

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A water main break shut down a busy road in North Philadelphia. (WPVI)

A water main break shut down a busy road in North Philadelphia.

It happened Sunday evening along Montgomery Avenue near Broad Street, right in the middle of the Temple University campus.

The water department says they've since shut off the water after an 8-inch main ruptured.

Still, officials say all customers in that area have water.

Crews will be back out at the intersection either Monday or Tuesday to repair the roadway that was damaged.

The is no reported damage to any nearby buildings or infrastructure.
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