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Water main break in Hackensack sends water shooting up into the air

Hackensack police told residents to avoid the area near Atlantic Street and Railroad Avenue due to the issue.

Amanda Lee

May 24, 2024, 12:27 AM

Updated 26 days ago

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A water main break that caused multiple closures and detours in Hackensack Thursday has been repaired.
Video clips obtained by News 12 New Jersey showed water from the main shooting up into the air – even reaching as high as one of the nearby apartment buildings.
The break was reported around 3 p.m. Thursday on Railroad Avenue and Atlantic Street. Streets have since reopened.
It was not clear how many customers were impacted by the break.


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