A serious water main break occurred this morning in the area of 40 Needham Street.
At this time, Needham Street is closed to all vehicle traffic from Columbia Road to Winchester Street. Vehicles are being diverted. If possible, avoid that area and seek alternate routes.
Needham Street is closed to pedestrian traffic, between 111 Needham Street and Winchester Street. Businesses are closed on Needham Street in this area as well.
Updates on this situation will be posted as they become available on www.newtonma.gov.
For questions regarding the water main break on Needham Street, please contact the Emergency Operations