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Water-main break closes southbound Lafayette

FORT WAYNE – Lafayette Street was closed to southbound traffic at McKinnie Avenue late Tuesday afternoon because of a water-main break.

The closure is expected to last until this evening, according to a statement issued by the Fort Wayne Traffic Engineering Department.

Northbound U.S. 27 traffic will be maintained during the closure, the department said.

The official detour for southbound traffic uses Rudisill Boulevard, Calhoun Street and Pettit Avenue.

For more information or to report problems, call 427-1172.