Several streets remain closed in Newark following water main break

A large water main broke in Newark Tuesday morning on Littleton and South Orange avenues.

News 12 Staff

Jan 31, 2023, 10:25 AM

Updated 527 days ago

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Several streets in Newark will remain closed overnight due to a water main break near University Hospital.
Tuesday’s water main break was located at South Orange and Littleton avenues. The break closed streets from Fairmount Avenue and South Seventh Street and from 13th Avenue to 14th Avenue.
Officials say that the roads are expected to reopen by Wednesday morning.
The break happened early Tuesday morning. Several inches of water were seen flooding the roadway.
Several residents told News 12 that they did not have water in the morning. But officials say that the water main break did not cause any water outages.
The break was isolated, and repairs are underway.



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