Water Main Break on N.M. 4 at Truck Route

Water pools at the scene of a water main break on N.M. 4 near the Truck Route early this evening in White Rock. Photo by Greg Kendall/ladailypost.com

Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

Staff report

Evening commuters to White Rock encountered a fountain of water shooting up over six feet into the air at the intersection of N.M. 4 near the Truck Route.

A Department of Public Utilities crew was on scene and preliminary reports indicate that they will be working through the night to make repairs.

The water main break flooded a portion of the roadway. Motorists in the area should exercise caution when driving through the intersection.

The cause of the break is unknown at this time.