Massive water main break shuts down busy Quincy neighborhood

QUINCY, MASS. (WHDH) - A massive water main break flooded several streets in a busy section of Quincy on Monday afternoon.

Officers responding to a reported water main break in the area of 250 West Squantum St. found water gushing out of several cracks in the road.

Video from Sky7HD showed streets in the neighborhood that were partially under water.

Motorists are being urged to avoid the area until further notice.

Utility crews have been called to the scene to conduct repairs.

Neighbors said they have no water service.

“I tried to fill up all our pots and pans at home, because we don’t know [when it will be back],” said Jyothi Arun.

The area is expected to be shut down through the evening commute.

This is a developing news story; stay with 7NEWS for updates online and on-air.

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