Ithaca, N.Y. — Southbound traffic is closed on North Triphammer Road Wednesday morning after a “major transmission water main break,” according to the Village of Cayuga Heights Police Department.

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The water main break was discovered around 7:40 a.m. at the entrance to Kendal of Ithaca. All southbound traffic is being diverted to side streets.

Authorities didn’t give a time the detour is expected to end. Crews are on scene.

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Jeff Stein is the founder and former editor of the Ithaca Voice.