Water main break shuts highway in Jersey City

November 22, 2011 4:44:26 AM PST
A water main break is creating problems in Jersey City Tuesday morning.

The main burst, blocking southbound Routes 1 and 9.

All of the southbound lanes are closed between County Road and Tonnelle Circle.

The water from the 6-inch main was finally shut off, but the break has left about 50 families without water.