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: Chicago Weather: Winter Weather Advisory Remains In Parts Of Illinois And Indiana; Lake Effect Snow Lingers
As of 7 p.m., the Chicago Department of Water Management said its crews were still working on fixing the rupture.READ MORE: Illinois State Departments, Driver Service Facilities Reopen Monday Weeks After COVID Surge
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 Issue Multiple Alerts Involving Robberies, Burglaries, Carjackings Across The City
The water main that ruptured dates back to 1932, so there is a great deal of work to be done.