FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - Public works crews are working to repair a ruptured water main that led to a road closure in downtown Fort Lauderdale and has prompted a boil water advisory in the area.

According to city officials, an eight-inch water main burst near Andrews Avenue and Las Olas Boulevard, Friday afternoon, sending water into the street.

Crews shut down northbound Andrews Avenue at Las Olas. Drivers may use Southeast Seventh Street as an alternate route to access Third Avenue.

Nearby residents may experience service interruptions or low water pressure while repairs are made.

As of late Friday night, the water leak has stopped, but it remains unclear when repairs will be completed. The northbound lanes of Andrews Avenue were still closed to traffic.

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