Water main break shuts down portion of Federal Blvd: 3 dozen homes without water

Federal Blvd closed between 49th and 50th

SAN DIEGO - A water main break shut down a portion of Federal Boulevard  and at least three dozen homes were without water in Central San Diego Friday.

The main break was reported at around 3:30 a.m. in the 4900 block of Federal Boulevard. The road was shut down between 49th and Euclid and a Sig Alert was issued at 5:50 a.m. Traffic on eastbound lanes was diverted into westbound lanes.

10News learned that a 12-inch cast iron water main broke due to corrosion.

The three dozen homes are expected to be without water until about 8 p.m.

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