PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Part of the northbound side of McKnight Road has reopened following a major water main break that caused water to pour onto the busy road.
The break was reported just before 6 a.m. near I-279.
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— Lindsay Ward (@LindsayWardTV) November 8, 2019
Water began pouring onto the road, causing icy conditions in the cold morning air.
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The northbound lanes of McKnight Road at West View Avenue were closed, but have since reopened. Icy conditions were also reported along the southbound side of the road.
UPDATE: Northbound lanes of McKnight at West View Ave are CLOSED due to this water main break. Be very careful traveling southbound/inbound due to slick spots too plus heavy delays. Stay with @KDKA for updates. @KDKAHeather @rickdayton @RonSmileyWx @LindsayWardTV @LisaWashing pic.twitter.com/M8IsTt6gdb
— Celina Pompeani (@CelinaPompeani) November 8, 2019
The closure caused significant delays for the early morning commute.MORE NEWS: U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle Won't Seek Reelection In 2022
Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.