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Water main break repairs made, highway reopened

By Janelle Hill, Web Producer
Published On: Nov 22 2011 06:00:00 PM CST
Updated On: Nov 23 2011 05:19:01 PM CST

A busy highway is open again after a water main break.

MUHLENBERG TWP., Pa. -

A busy highway is open again after a water main break.

The northbound lanes of Route 61 reopened around 2:30 Wednesday afternoon. 

The highway was closed Tuesday morning between Cathedral Street in Reading and the Route 12 interchange in Muhlenberg Twp.

Officials said a 24 inch main burst, causing the road to buckle. They said all repairs have been made.