The latest Hoboken water main break created a sinkhole that swallowed up a parked car, completely rerouting traffic and causing to repair crews to get to work early this morning.
By John Heinis/Hudson County View
A water main break in the area of 5th Street and Willow Avenue got SUEZ repair crews on the scene around 4:41 a.m., according to a tweet sent out by the City of Hoboken this morning.
Suez Water is on scene working to isolate a broken water main near 5th & Willow.
— City of Hoboken (@CityofHoboken) February 28, 2017
City officials also said that a water boil advisory is not in effect as a result of the water main break.
NJ Transit then let commuters know that Bus Route 126 would be rerouted through Washington Street, since 5th and 6th Streets were closed as repairs continued.
Due to water main break in Hoboken, Willow btwn 5th & 6th is closed, 126 buses using Washington. Clinton St service operating normal routing pic.twitter.com/oiVm296DpQ
— NJ TRANSIT (@NJTRANSIT) February 28, 2017
As of about an hour ago, SUEZ Water announced that they are still working on repairs but had no further information available.
— SUEZ Water NJ (@SUEZwaterNJ) February 28, 2017