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CRESTWOOD, Mo. (KSDK) – A water main break has closed two eastbound lanes on Watson Road near Blackthorne, Missouri American Water confirms.

One eastbound and one westbound lane of Watson remain open, but traffic is moving very slowly in the area. Officials say repairs will continue through the evening rush hour, and drivers should try to avoid the area if possible.

Missouri American Water will provide an update on the repair timeline as more information becomes available.

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