Sewer leak closes city street

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. - A sewer main broke and started leaking on a city street near a middle school Thursday.

Public works crews in Junction City learned of the leak at 7 a.m. and went to work replacing the broken pipe. Repairs remained in progress as of 9 a.m., according to a city Twitter account.

The public - including students at nearby Oaklea Middle School - are asked to avoid the area of 13th Avenue and Rose Street until crews finish their work.