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Hempstead Turnpike reopens after water main break, cops say

A water main broke about 11 a.m. Saturday on Hempstead Turnpike in South Farmingdale, forcing a four-block road closure for about six hours, Nassau County police said.

Flooding caused the closure between West Walnut Street and Merritts Road.

The main was repaired and the road was reopened by about 5:30 p.m., police said.

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