By CBS3 Staff


PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The water main break hampering businesses in the heart of Center City is now fixed and water service has been restored. Officials say a 12-inch main ruptured near 18th and Chestnuts Streets in Center City on Friday morning.

Water service was restored around 6:30 p.m. and road repairs were completed a short time later. The street reopened between 8:30 and 9 p.m.

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The water main break affected dozens of apartments and condos as well as businesses on a busy Friday night. The Continental Restaurant was also without water.