After water main break, New York Avenue in Melville reopens closure

Construction crews work on repairing a major water

Construction crews work on repairing a major water main break on New York Avenue in Melville. (June 6, 2013) (Credit: James Carbone)

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A section of New York Avenue in Melville closed by a water main break for hours reopened at about 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Suffolk County police said.

The road had been closed between Newtown Lane and Flatbush Place, police said, after the break was reported at 8:26 a.m.

The water main is part of the South Huntington Water District, but the agency said it could not immediately comment on the cause of the break.

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