Water main break disrupts traffic in Huntington

Huntington city officials say it happened Tuesday morning on First Street and Fifth Avenue. (WCHS/WVAH)

A water main break has slowed traffic in Huntington and crews are working to repair the line.

It happened about 8 a.m. Tuesday near First Street and Fifth Avenue, city officials said. Crews with West Virginia American Water are working to repair the line.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area.

A precautionary boil water advisory was issued for the surrounding area which effects about 120 customers. Service restoration is expected to be completed by 4 p.m. Tuesday.

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