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Massive Water Main Break Causes Traffic Nightmare

The Fire Department said part of the street was "buckling."

The site of a massive water main break on Needham Street Wednesday morning. Credit: Newton Fire Department
The site of a massive water main break on Needham Street Wednesday morning. Credit: Newton Fire Department

There were major traffic delays along Route 9 Wednesday morning following a massive water main break in Newton.

The break was reported at about 9:30 a.m. on Needham Street in the Newton Highlands. The Fire Department said part of the street was "buckling."

There were major traffic delays in the area as detours were set up. Needham Street is a main thoroughfare near Route 9.

Police said businesses on the street were closed.

Anyone stuck in the area or needing assistance is asked to call police at 617-796-2100 for help.


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