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Water main break closes block of Liberty St. in Allentown

By 69 News, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: May 21 2013 11:02:41 AM CDT
Updated On: May 21 2013 04:32:18 PM CDT

Residents of one neighborhood in Allentown unexpectedly found themselves living on waterfront property.

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

Residents of one neighborhood in Allentown unexpectedly found themselves living on waterfront property.

A broken water main flooded the area of North 13th and West Liberty streets late Tuesday morning. Water covered the streets and sidewalks until crews could isolate the leak.

Work is now underway to replace the 12-inch line, which is expected to take a couple days, said city spokesman Mike Moore.

In the meantime, the intersection of North 13th and West Liberty will be remain closed to traffic.