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UPDATE: Water main break repaired

UPDATE: The water main break that slowed traffic on South Broadway in Tyler during the day Friday has since been repaired. All lanes are open.


TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Crews are working to fix a water-main break near downtown Tyler this afternoon.


Right now, one northbound lane of Broadway Avenue is closed to traffic near it's intersection with 5th street.

A construction crew was installing new crosswalk lights for TxDOT when the water main was hit.

Officials warn that with four more crosswalk lights to install next week, water main breaks are a possibility though Wednesday.

Alternate routes north/south:

To the west of Broadway, College Avenue or Vine Street.

To the east of Broadway, Donnybrook Avenue or Beckham Avenue.

Susan Guthrie with the City of Tyler says she expects the water main break to be repaired by 6 pm tonight.

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