Water Main Break Causes Muddy Mess In Downtown Baltimore

It happened shortly before rush hour Monday.
Water Main Break Causes Muddy Mess It happened shortly before rush hour Monday.
Many streets were closed.
Water Main Break Causes Muddy Mess Many streets were closed.
Some drivers were allowed through, but most were advised to avoid the area.
Water Main Break Causes Muddy Mess Some drivers were allowed through, but most were advised to avoid the area.
Several parts of the road buckled.
Water Main Break Causes Muddy Mess Several parts of the road buckled.
The cause of the break is unknown.
Water Main Break Causes Muddy Mess The cause of the break is unknown.
Water Main Break Causes Muddy Mess In Heart Of Downtown Baltimore
Water Main Break Causes Muddy Mess In Heart Of Downtown Baltimore
The break is on Light Street near Redwood, and the water flowed down Light Street across the corner of Lombard and Pratt streets into the Inner Harbor.
Water Main Break Causes Muddy Mess In Heart Of Downtown Baltimore
Water Main Break Causes Muddy Mess In Heart Of Downtown Baltimore
A 20-inch water main broke Monday afternoon on Light Street near Redwood,.
Water Main Break Causes Muddy Mess In Heart Of Downtown Baltimore
Water Main Break Causes Muddy Mess In Heart Of Downtown Baltimore
A 20-inch water main broke Monday afternoon and officials were finally able to shut the water off around 7 p.m.
Water Main Break Causes Muddy Mess In Heart Of Downtown Baltimore
Water Main Break Causes Muddy Mess In Heart Of Downtown Baltimore
It took only moments for water to buckle one of Baltimore’s busiest streets.
Water Main Break Causes Muddy Mess In Heart Of Downtown Baltimore
Water Main Break Causes Muddy Mess In Heart Of Downtown Baltimore
The blanket of asphalt lies creased and folded. Deep inside this hole are even bigger holes and voids, a cave formed underground from curb to curb.
Water Main Break Causes Muddy Mess In Heart Of Downtown Baltimore
Water Main Break Causes Muddy Mess In Heart Of Downtown Baltimore
All morning Tuesday an alphabet soup of contractors, utilities, city agencies and hired help has been determining how tightly woven is the fabric of our underground utilities.
Water Main Break Causes Muddy Mess In Heart Of Downtown Baltimore
Water Main Break Causes Muddy Mess In Heart Of Downtown Baltimore
It’s likely, the city says, Benjamin Harrison was president when the now broken pipe was laid underground.
Officials say no one was injured.
Water Main Break Causes Muddy Mess Officials say no one was injured.
Tuesday's rush hour will probably be affected.
Water Main Break Causes Muddy Mess Tuesday's rush hour will probably be affected.
Gallons of water spread while officials worked to turn the valves off.
Water Main Break Causes Muddy Mess Gallons of water spread while officials worked to turn the valves off.
Several streets were shut down.
Water Main Break Causes Muddy Mess Several streets were shut down.
Officials say a 20-inch main broke Monday.
Water Main Break Causes Muddy Mess Officials say a 20-inch main broke Monday.
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