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Hudson water main breaks causes slick streets, downtown detours, and silence from city offices

Jan 17, 2011 4:42 pm
Water gushed down Hudson's Warren and Union streets much of today, January 17, as the result of a water main break on Worth Street. A detour, lasting close to six hours, occurred as crews from the city's Department of Public Works toiled to stem the flow, which caused several icy spots in downtown Hudson, including a particularly slick intersection at the corner of 7th and Warren Sts., as well as quite a bit of confusion coming into town from outside. Repeated calls to city offices and the DPW on Monday afternoon, from 3 p.m. on, went unanswered.