FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – A water main break has forced the closure of a section of Southeast 17th Street in Fort Lauderdale.
The 10 main ruptured near US 1/Federal Highway in Poinciana Park.READ MORE: Johnson & Johnson Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine Joining In The Fight Against Global Pandemic
Eastbound SE 17 Street has been closed between SE 3rd Avenue and US 1 / Federal Highway so repairs can be made. Once the location of nearby utilities has been confirmed, crews will focus on isolating the break and stopping the flow. There are no impacts to water service at this time.READ MORE: South Florida House Republicans Vote Against President Biden's $1.9 Trillion Pandemic Relief Package
The road closure will remain in effect while the repair work is taking place. Drivers are being detoured to SE 3rd Avenue, Davie Boulevard, and US 1/Federal Highway.MORE NEWS: Trump A Dominant Force At Conservative Conference In Orlando
Neighbors with questions may call the City’s 24-Hour Neighbor Service Center at 954-828-8000.