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Water main break closes road and damages building

Posted at 5:43 PM, Feb 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-05 19:43:10-05

A break in a water main has disrupted the flow of traffic on North Montana Avenue and impacted nearby businesses.

The rupture happened around 4:40 p.m. on Monday at the Missoula Avenue intersection.

Water flooded the street and nearby building causing the partial closure of North Montana Avenue and Missoula Avenue.

City crews were working to repair the damaged pipe on Tuesday, but cold temperatures were causing ice to quickly form, which made work conditions very difficult.

Crews hoped to have the repairs finished by the end of the day on February 5.

City officials said the cause of the break has yet to be determined.

-Reported by John Riley/MTN News