Salem, VA - There is a traffic alert for those driving in Salem Thursday morning.
A water main break near main street is forcing drivers to take an alternate route around town.
It happened around 5 p.m. Wednesday at East Main Street across Longwood Park.
Several of the roads that still remain closed are East Main Street heading east from Thompson Memorial to Lynchburg Turnpike, East Calhoun and East Burwell and Southbound Lynchburg Turnpike stretching to Idaho Street is also closed.
These streets will like stay closed until noon Thursday.
Folks in the area are asked to bypass the area by using routes off of 4th Street if possible.