Water main break closes McBride Street in Syracuse

Syracuse Water Department crews are on the scene of a water main break Monday afternoon.

A water main located under the sidewalk on James Street near McBride Street erupted around 1:00 p.m., cracking the concrete and sending water spewing into both streets.

City crews are working to get the water under control and the break fixed.

Syracuse Police have closed off McBride Street at the James Street intersection. No word on a timetable for repairs.