Needham Street in Newton reopened day after major water main break

Major water main break shuts down Needham Street in Newton

NEWTON, Mass. — A major water main break that shut down Needham Street in Newton on Wednesday afternoon has been repaired.

Water was restored around 7:30 a.m. Thursday as officials worked to open the roads back up for traffic. However, delays are expected as final repairs are made.

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Newton's Department of Public Works said many homes and businesses in the area were left without water for hours.

Multiple agencies worked to contain the leak and clean up the area.