UPDATE: Crews Locate Main Break in Dickson City


UPDATE: According to PA American Water, crews have isolated the break located in the 500 block of Main Street, Dickson City. The water is shut off from the area of the I-81 overpass to Boulevard Avenue.

Crews are excavating the area of the break to begin repairs. Because there are multiple water mains in this area, not all customers in the area of the shutdown are affected, making it difficult to provide a number of customers impacted during the shutdown.

Main Street is closed between Bowman and Grier Streets. Drivers are urged to use alternate routes.

A water tanker is available for customers in the 500 block of Main Street. Customers should bring their own containers when visiting a tanker for water.

DICKSON CITY, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) Crews have shut down the 500 block of Main Street in Dickson City at this hour due to the rupture of a 16-inch water main.

Crews are working to isolate the break. Customers in Dickson City, Blakely, Eynon, Peckville and Archbald may experience discolored water until the break is isolated.

Once located, PA American Water will have an estimate of the number of customers affected.

Check back throughout the day for updates on this story.

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