Police had to block off West Lake Road closing it between Grace Street and Guetner Avenue.
Although it's in Millcreek Township it's a City of Erie water line.
The CEO of Erie Water Works Paul Vojtek says crews were on scene trying to get the main fixed as soon as possible.
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