Cold weather causes water main break in Plateau

The extreme could caused a water main break on Montreal's Plateau Mont Royal this morning, flooding St-Denis Street at St-Joseph Boulevard.

Police close flooded streets near St-Denis Street and St-Joseph Boulevard as workers make repairs

A water main broke in the Plateau this morning, flooding streets near the corner of St-Denis St. and St-Joseph Blvd. 0:46

The extreme cold caused a water main break on Montreal's Plateau Mont Royal this morning, flooding St-Denis Street at St-Joseph Boulevard.

With temperature hovering at around -21 degrees, water gushed down St-Denis Street, spreading across several traffic lanes.

Police have closed St-Denis Street between Laurierand Mont Royal avenues, and St-Joseph Boulevard between Henri-Julien Avenue and Berri Street.

Montreal public works employees are on the scene trying to fix the break.

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