A water main break on Northern Avenue caused flooding near a construction site in the Seaport District this morning, according to multiplereports. Boston Water and Sewer shut it down around 9:20 a.m. and there were no injuries. The main was bypassed an hour later and water pressure began to return to the area.
It is a 30" water main. Boston Water & Sewer able to shut down around 9:20am. No injuries.— Boston Fire Dept. (@BostonFire) August 16, 2014
A couple of construction sites had to be temporarily shut down due to water in their foundations. Electric also off at sites— Boston Fire Dept. (@BostonFire) August 16, 2014
Break caused drop in water pressure resulting in numerous trouble alarms activating in building fire alarm systems.— Boston Fire Dept. (@BostonFire) August 16, 2014
Response at 7:33am to the vicinity of 142 Northern Ave by the old Pier 4 restaurant for a water main break.— Boston Fire Dept. (@BostonFire) August 16, 2014
Seaport Ave from Northern Ave is blocked off right now due to watermain break #WCVB— antoinette antonio (@antoinetteA) August 16, 2014