NEW: Water Main Shuts Down Busy Intersection

Posted: May 16, 2014

Daily News-Record

South Main Street at its intersection with Port Republic Road is shut down as city crews work on a water main break. (Photo by Nikki Fox)

South Main Street at its intersection with Port Republic Road is shut down as city crews work on a water main break.

Harrisonburg Police Department officers responded to the situation at 3 a.m., Cpl. Philip Wonderley said.

As of 9 a.m., public works, public utilities and traffic engineering employees were repairing the damage, which might last into the afternoon.

Motorists are urged to avoid the area.