Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Water Main Break Causes Problems in Edgewater, Fort Lee

Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Water Main Break Causes Problems in Edgewater, Fort Lee

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An Edgewater water main break has led to traffic delays in the borough and left residents in Edgewater and Fort Lee without running water.

Authorities started receiving reports shortly before midnight on Friday of a water main break under River Road near the intersection with Massa Lane.

"There was a piece of road that was lifting up due to water underneath," said Edgewater police officer Gary Youmans. Local utility crews were investigating and attempting to mitigate the water main, Youmans said.

The crew is working around the clock and officials were not able to give an estimate on when repairs would be complete.

The road had to be closed due to safety concerns for motorists and residents, while workers from Suez Water attempted to mitigate the issue. …

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