Water main break closes part of major Philadelphia roadway

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A water main break has flooded part of a major Philadelphia roadway.

Roosevelt Boulevard is closed Tuesday between Grant Avenue and Red Lion Road near Northeast Philadelphia Airport.

The break around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday covered parts of all 12 lanes in a mud-colored mess.

Crews cut the water flow around 7:45 a.m. Cold temperatures raised the risk of the highway freezing over.

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