PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A water main break is causing a traffic mess in the East falls section of Philadelphia on Thursday.
Only the left lane is getting by on Roosevelt Boulevard northbound between Henry Avenue and Fox Street because of icy conditions from an earlier water main break.READ MORE: District Attorney Larry Krasner, Mayor Jim Kenney Speak Out On Philadelphia's Ongoing Gun Violence Crisis Habitat For Humanity Breaks Ground On Four Montgomery County Homes
The Philadelphia Fire Department was called out to Roosevelt Boulevard between Henry Avenue and Fox Street around 11 a.m. for the break.
The lane restriction has caused traffic to back up for miles along the westbound Schuylkill Expressway, approaching Roosevelt Boulevard.MORE NEWS: Teenager Killed In Trenton Shooting Identified As Shemiah Davis, Mercer County Prosecutor's Office Says
Motorists should expect major delays.