Water main break reported in downtown Springfield

Hampden County

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – For the second time this week, Springfield Water and Sewer Commission crews are dealing with a reported water main break.

The Water and Sewer Commission is asking people to avoid the area of Dwight and Taylor Streets as they respond to a reported water main break there.

The Springfield Fire Department tweeted that the crew has isolated the break as of 2:30 p.m. Friday afternoon.

Additional details were not immediately available. 22News is covering this story, and will bring you the latest information as it becomes available.

This comes just two days after a 36″ water main ruptured on East Columbus Avenue in Springfield, temporarily shutting off service to customers across the city, as well as in East Longmeadow and Ludlow.

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