Water Main Break Prompts Road Closure

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NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio — A major water main break in North Olmsted will require some drivers to take alternate routes during the Thursday morning commute.

Columbia Road was closed from Lorain Road to Palm Drive and is expected to remain so throughout the morning.

Water was gushing from the ground for several hours and caused high water in the area.

The Cleveland Division of Water was addressing the issue but a timeline for repairs was not available.

Police and fire officials confirmed water service to a large number of residents and businesses was affected.

Drivers were advised to avoid the area.

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