January 7, 2019 4:47 pm
Updated: January 7, 2019 4:48 pm

Water main break forces partial closure of de la Gauchetière Street

WATCH ABOVE: A water main break has forced the closure of a street in downtown Montreal.

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A water main break has forced the closure of a street in downtown Montreal for the next two days.

The city said the one-way de la Gauchetière Street East is off limits to traffic between St-Hubert and St-André streets.

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The emergency closure comes after a pipe burst around 12 p.m. Monday near the intersection of de la Gauchetière and St-Hubert streets in the Ville-Marie borough.

The city says the street will be closed until at least Wednesday.

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