COVINA — A massive water main break flooded and buckled a portion of San Bernardino Road early Thursday in an unincorporated county area near Covina.
The incident was first reported at 8:51 a.m. on San Bernardino Road at Nora Avenue, according to Los Angeles County Fire Department officials.
Firefighters and police quickly blocked off the road between Orange and Nora avenues as crews shut off the flow of water and assessed the damage to the roadway.
At it’s peak, the busted water main turned the right-hand lanes of San Bernardino Road into rivers for a full city block.
The road was closed to both directions of traffic through the morning, and the right-hand lanes of borth directions of San Bernardino Road remained closed to traffic Thursday afternoon.