CHICAGO (CBS) — Crews on Sunday evening were still working to fix a water main break that happened several hours earlier in West Chatham.
The water main break happened before dawn at 79th and LaSalle streets. LaSalle Street was left flooded near the scene.READ MORE: City Hall, Police Union Return To Court As Fight Over Vaccine Mandate Drags On
As of 7 p.m., the Chicago Department of Water Management said its crews were still working on fixing the rupture.READ MORE: Medical Examiner Called To The Site Of Brian Laundrie Manhunt
They were hoping to restore everything by the end of the night so as not to have issues to deal with on Monday morning.MORE NEWS: Police Warn Of String Of Armed Robberies At Downtown 7-Eleven Stores
The water main that ruptured dates back to 1932, so there is a great deal of work to be done.