CHICAGO (CBS)– A water main break is causing flooding in Bucktown near the Kennedy Expressway.
According to the Water Management Department, an 8 inch water main broke at 1840 N. Marshfield Avenue. Officials said the water flooded a viaduct at 1900 N. Elston Avenue.READ MORE: Teen Charged In Pair Of September 2020 Carjackings On South Side
Crews brought in a vacuum truck to help get the water out of the flooded viaduct, and will start digging to perform repairs once the water has been cleared.READ MORE: Desperate To Find More Staff, Some Fast Food Restaurants Recruiting Customers
Drivers should avoid the area. The cause of the water main break is unknown at this time.
The No. 73 Armitage buses have been temporarily rerouted in both directions due to the flooding.MORE NEWS: 16-Year-Old Boy Shot On Porch In West Garfield Park
This is a developing story.