SCOTT TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A water main break shut down part of Route 50 in Scott Township Friday afternoon.

The 24-inch water main break happened in front of the Walmart on Route 50.

The break forced crews to close the road in both directions between Greentree Road and Thoms Run Road.

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KDKA’s Lindsay Ward reported from the scene Saturday morning where crews continued to conduct repairs and drivers were detoured through a shopping plaza.

Officials say that repairs were completed along Washington Pike at approximately 11 a.m. Saturday morning.

The roadway should return to normal traffic patterns at some point on Saturday afternoon.

The break caused part of the road to buckle.

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