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Water main break closes part of I-70 in St. Louis



I-70 near Bircher Boulevard is back open Sunday morning.

The St. Louis Fire Department says a massive Water main break from Berkshire Boulevard spilled onto the interstate, trapping vehicles in the standing water.

The St. Louis water division worked throughout the night to get the highway back open.


Interstate 70 in part of St. Louis closed Saturday night after a water main break.

Fox 2 News in St. Louis reports the break near Bircher has made the road impassable in both directions.

A family of five was reportedly rescued from their car as rising waters reached them.

The St. Louis Fire Department was at the scene.

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Sydney Olsen

Sydney Olsen reports in the evenings during the week and on the weekend.


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