PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A water main break on 18th Street between Arch and Market has been brought under control, but is now effecting SEPTA service at Suburban Station.
John DiGuilio, spokesman for the Philadelphia Water Department, says the break occurred at about 11 a.m. and the main was shut off about an hour later.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: Will You Get A Fourth Relief Payment?
It happened near the site where crews are building the new Comcast Tower.
Water department officials and the contractor are trying to find out how the break happened.READ MORE: Philadelphia Mother Pleading To Find Driver Who Struck Son In Hit-And-Run, 'Guardian Angel' Who Found Him
The water from the main spilled down onto the tracks at Suburban Station, causing up to 20-minute delays on all regional rails.
Officials say 18th Street between Arch and Market will be closed until at least 3 p.m.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia's Evil Genius Beer Company Giving Out Free Beers To Those Getting Vaccinated In May