Broken water main makes mess in Plainview

Flooding from a broken water main shut down Old Country Road by Old Bethpage Road in Plainview today. (1/6/13)

PLAINVIEW - A broken water main created a major mess for drivers in Plainview today.

The break and subsequent flooding shut down Old Country Road in both directions at Old Bethpage Road. The road has since been partially reopened.

Crews from the Plainview water district were called to the scene. There's no word yet on what caused the main to rupture.

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