Water Main Break Reported in South Charleston

UPDATE 9/2/14 @ 8:40 a.m.
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The westbound lanes of MacCorkle Avenue in South Charleston are closed after a water main break.

The break was reported in the westbound lanes near the "Mound" just after 8 a.m. Tuesday.

911 Dispatchers say the water is washing out the road.

Right now, westbound traffic is being diverted on the eastbound lanes in this area. Traffic is backed up in the area. Drivers are urged to avoid the area.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.



ORIGINAL STORY
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A water main break is causing traffic problems in South Charleston.

911 dispatchers tell WSAZ.com the slow westbound lane is closed at 339 MacCorkle Avenue. That's near the "Mound" in South Charleston.

Dispatchers say the water is washing out the road.

The water company has been notified.

We have a crew headed to the scene. Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.


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