PHOTOS: Water main break wets down Union Square

Construction crews at Geary and Stockton streets – in the heart of Union Square – have hit a water main Thursday evening, causing water to spew into the air and over the roadways.

The break occurred around 5 p.m. According to San Francisco Public Utilities Commission spokesman Tyrone Jue, a construction company working on the Central Subway project in the main causing the break.

Additional information was not immediately available, but Jue said crews are on scene working to stop the leak and repair the break.

Drivers and pedestrians are advised to avoid the area.

akoskey@sfexaminer.com

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