After a water main break on Esquimalt and Tyee, VicPD closed Johnson Street Bridge on Nov. 12. (VicPD Twitter photo)

After a water main break on Esquimalt and Tyee, VicPD closed Johnson Street Bridge on Nov. 12. (VicPD Twitter photo)

Johnson Street Bridge reopened after water main break

VicPD ask drivers to use alternate route on Nov. 12

VicPD have reopened Johnson Street Bridge just before 9:30 a.m. on Nov. 12. It was closed for several hours in the morning after a water main burst.

Traffic on Esquimalt Road is still closed west of Tyee, with a detour around the section of road damaged by water.

VicPD warned drivers there were major traffic delays after the burst at Tyee and Esquimalt Road, and asked everyone to plan a detour.

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They expected delays on the Bay Street Bridge, where traffic was being redirected.

VicPD said they do not know how long the road closures will be in place for.

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