Detours for a while during construction at site of water main break

- A Kingsessing intersection is closed and needs major construction after Tuesday’s major water main break.

You may remember the scene from of S. 58th Street and Chester Avenue.

At about 3am Tuesday, a 16-inch pipe broke in a transmission line, which turned the intersection into a fast-flowing stream, damaging the road. The water couldn’t be shut off for several hours.

SEPTA is using buses for its Route 13 trolley, and bus Route G is also being detoured.

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