Water main break in Arena District caused traffic backup

Water main break on Neil Ave. - Oct. 5, 2018 (WBNS-10TV)

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A water main break at Neil Avenue and Spruce Street in the Arena District in Columbus caused a traffic mess Friday afternoon ahead of the Columbus Blue Jackets game.

The intersection of Neil Avenue and Spruce Street was closed as well as the ramp from I-670 EB to Neil Avenue.

The Ohio Department of Transportation said southbound traffic on Neil Avenue had to take I-670 EB or Spruce Street.

Neil Avenue was closed at Vine Street.

The roads were back open to traffic Saturday morning.

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