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ALERT: Water Main Break Closes Newark West Ward Streets


Police in Newark are reporting a water main break that has rendered the streets impassable at South Orange Avenue between Fairmount Avenue and Littleton Avenue today.

Officials said at approximately 4 a.m., Newark Police responded to the area to block the streets for public safety while repairs are being made.  Traffic

Director Malave urges drivers and commuters to anticipate delays and to plan alternate routes. 

To report any criminal activity, call the Police Division’s 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477).

All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.