This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.AKRON, Ohio – A water main break in Akron shut down a portion of High Street early Monday. Just after 2 a.m., water was shooting 40 feet in the air. High Street was closed from E. Market to E. Mill for several hours while crews made repairs. The break was an 8 inch main.
Akron Water Department workers say they hope to have the water main fixed later Monday morning. Water did get inside the John S. Knight Center, however, cleanup crews have been working all night and there does not appear to be major damage.
A look under S High Street in Akron at the broken water main. Crews are working to have it repaired in the next hour or so. High St is closed between E Market & E Mill. @fox8news pic.twitter.com/AuAQQ8FNA7— Adrienne DiPiazza (@a_dipiazza) October 28, 2019