Water department truck
A San Diego Water Department truck. Photo by Chris Jennewein

Repair efforts on a broken water main Monday morning shut down a residential street south of San Diego State University‘s campus in the El Cerrito neighborhood.

Water began gushing from the broken pipe around 5:30 Monday morning on 54th Street between Collier Avenue and New Mills Road, according to the San Diego Police Department.

It happened in a neighborhood just south of Montezuma Road between Collwood Boulevard and College Avenue.

A SigAlert was issued at 6 a.m. shutting down 54th Street between Collier Avenue and New Mills.

— City News Service

Chris Jennewein is Editor & Publisher of Times of San Diego.