CLEVELAND — A water main break on Ludlow Road in Cleveland is letting out so much water that a portion of Shaker Square is flooded and Shaker Heights High School is closed.
According to Cleveland police, water appears to be coming up from the ground in front of 2907 Ludlow Road.
The 6 inch water main break was reported late Thursday night by Cleveland Water.
We have crew working on repairing a 6 inch water main on Ludlow in Cleveland. While crews are salting the area, if you are driving in the area, remember to use caution because the roads may be icy while repairs are being made. @CityofCleveland @CLEpolice— Cleveland Water (@ClevelandWater) February 1, 2019
The water main break has closed Shaker Square from the south, which is near the Shaker Heights Cinemas.
A woman in a wheelchair became stuck in several inches of freezing cold water.
You guys.. @DaveKraska is a HERO.— Meg Shaw (@MegDShaw) February 1, 2019
A woman in a wheelchair got stuck in several inches of freezing cold water in Shaker Square because of a water main break on Ludlow Rd and he ran over to pull her out. He's such a good egg! pic.twitter.com/gy4yprhMpT
Shaker Heights High School will be closed Friday because of a water main break in the vicinity of the building. All other schools and offices in the district will be open.
The map below shows access points near Shaker Square. The red lines indicate blocked roads.