The break has re-opened at 18th and Walnut on Thursday.
On Wednesday, the break was reported at 6 a.m.
Video from Chopper 6 yesterday showed muddy water flooding the sidewalk and part of the intersection.
Police have shut down 18th Street between Walnut and Spruce streets for crews to continue making repairs.
⚠Traffic Alert: 18th Street closed between Spruce and Walnut on east side of Rittenhouse Square for repair of broken watermain. Expected to be closed towards approach of rush hour. Residual traffic delays on surrounding streets. Sidewalks open for pedestrian or bike traffic pic.twitter.com/JdBWglAbwI— Philadelphia OEM (@PhilaOEM) December 20, 2017
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