Crews scramble to correct water main break at Desert Ridge

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PHOENIX - Crews are tending to a water main break at a Valley mall.

A construction crew reportedly struck a 16-inch city water main on the east side of the Desert Ridge mall.

City crews are trying to assess the damage and are expected to work through the night to take care of the issue, according to Water Dept. spokesperson David Cerull.

The hole at the source of the leak is reportedly about 40 feet by 40 feet. Motorists at the mall are exiting the shopping center on the west side of Tatum Boulevard.