Water main break shuts down 2 lanes on Rt. 27 in Linden

Two lanes of Route 27 southbound near North Stiles Street in Linden have been shut down while crews work to repair a water main break.Authorities

LINDEN - Two lanes of Route 27 southbound near North Stiles Street in Linden have been shut down while crews work to repair a water main break.

Authorities say the 12-inch main broke at around 6:40 a.m. They say the main dated back to 1940.

New Jersey American Water crews are on the scene working to repair the main. Officials have not said when the repairs will be completed.

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