HAMPTON, Va. (WVEC) -- Hampton police are on the scene of a water main break at the intersection of E. Pembroke Ave. and Mercury Blvd.

A call came in reporting that the water main had broken at 7:13 a.m., authorities say.

Due to the water main break, eastbound Pembroke Avenue is closed. Drivers are encouraged to avoid the area and use an alternate route until repairs have been completed.

Newport News waterworks says repairs should be complete later today.

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