February 21, 2018
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Water line break shuts down Short Street in Bangor

Kevin Bennett | BDN
Kevin Bennett | BDN
Bangor Water District service manager David Knowles inspects a section of Short Street in Bangor that has water bubbling from under it after a water main burst on Monday afternoon.
By Dawn Gagnon, BDN Staff

BANGOR, Maine — A Bangor Water District repair crew is at the scene of a water line break that has resulted in the temporary closure of Short Street in the city’s downtown area.

The problem, which likely is weather-related, was discovered about 2 p.m., General Manager Kathy Moriarty said. The broken 6-inch line serves a commercial building that houses about half a dozen businesses, she said.

The line was expected to be repaired by late Monday night.


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