TRAFFIC ALERT: Water Main Break Detours Traffic on Route 1&9 in Jersey City

Utility crews are on the scene attempting to cap a water break that occurred on a busy highway in Jersey City City.

According to Jersey City officials, the break occurred in the southbound lanes of US 1&9/Tonnelle Avenue between County Avenue and the Pulaski Skyway truck route.

Officials say all lanes are closed for repairs with substantial delays building up in the area.

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