Water main break fixed on Pettit

Officials ask that you stay clear of the area until the water is stopped and the area is cleaned up.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – A water main break has forced the closure of two roads on the city’s south side. Nearly 12 hours later they were back open.

Pettit Avenue was closed between Lafayatte Boulevard and Calhoun Street. Southbound Lafayette was closed between Pettit and Paulding Road.

The break to the 16-inch water main happened around 9:45 a.m. Wednesday. They opened back up around 9:30 that night.