Southbound I-270 opens after water main break snarls traffic

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ST. LOUIS-  A water main break closed three lanes of southbound Interstate 270 in St. Louis County Friday morning.  Missouri American Water says that the highway has reopened. The damage to the structure of the highway is minimal and a temporary repair has been put in place by MoDOT. A more permanent repair will be performed at a later date.

Bommarito Automotive Sky Fox flew over the scene where three lanes were closed north of Route 21, between Gravois and Tesson Ferry. MoDOT believes the break was on a 20-inch main that is beneath I-270 near Sappington


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