Water main break floods Woodward downtown

The stretch of Woodward that was closed after a water main break is now back open.
 
Crews from the Detroit Water & Sewerage Department spent most of the day working to make the repair on the eight inch pipe that feeds water to the First National Building in downtown Detroit.
 
The water main broke early Tuesday morning and caused some businesses inside the First National Building to send their employees home for the day.
 
Many workers remained, but they had to walk across the street to another building just to use the bathroom.
 
Water service to the building had been restored shortly after 3 pm. And Woodward Avenue was reopened by 4:20 pm.
 
The Deputy Director for the Detroit Water & Sewerage Department says they are working with the building's owner and management company on a plan to replace some of the older water lines around the building.
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