Water main break closes portion of Seventh Avenue

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PHOENIX -- Seventh Avenue is closed in both directions between McDowell and Coronado roads due to a water main break.

The water main break happened in the southbound lanes of Seventh Avenue.

According to the city of Phoenix, the 8-inch cast-iron water main may be up to 80 years old.

For rush hour, they will modify lanes on Seventh Avenue, but traffic will be moving north and souhbound.

Crews will go in tonight to fix the break.