PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5)-- A water main break has shut down traffic near a major Phoenix intersection.

The area of 7th Avenue and Deer Valley Road is closed due to the water main break. 

Our news chopper flew over the area which showed the intersection flooded and the roadway closed. 

It is unknown at this time what caused the water main break. 

At this time, 7th Avenue is closed in both directions from Deer Valley Road to Melinda Lane due to a water main break. Police said the area will be closed for the next several days.

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Phoenix police are asking commuters to take alternate routes. 


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