Water main break shuts down Tempe intersection

A water main break shut down southbound lanes of McClintock at University in Tempe on Sunday morning.

Tempe Police say the water main break happened at about 6:30am, causing water to gush McClintock Road until crews from the water department were able to shut off the valve. 

Officers say the water main break forced officers to shut down the southbound lanes of McClintock at University on Sunday morning.  Crews from the water department are on the scene examining two different water pipes and working to fix the broken one.  There is no estimated time for when the area will be back open.

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