By Rachael Cardin

TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — Water has been restored to customers after a major water main break closed some roads in the Towson area.

A 16-inch water main broke along the 500 block of Towsontown Boulevard. A large amount of water was in the roadway and both Baltimore City DPW and county crews are on scene.

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GBMC, Sheppard Pratt, Gilcrest and St. Joseph’s were all affected, but are now back in order.

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As of noon, only one 210-unit apartment complex is without water. Earlier this morning, about 1,00 people were without water.

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Towsontown Boulevard is now closed to traffic between Charles Street and Osler Drive. City officials have deployed a contractor to assist repairs.

Rachael Cardin