A water main burst on Sabin Street outside the Rhode Island Convention Center at around 11:30 this morning. I took these photos at approximately 2:30pm showing a substantial amount of water still flowing into the street:
The break lifted an entire section of the sidewalk outside the Convention Center at the end near the Dunk:
When I walked by again around 4:00pm, the water had subsided to a trickle and Water Department Workers were gone.
ProJo reported that water at their Sabin Street headquarters had turned rusty. I can confirm that at my house on Federal Hill we also have rusty water and their was a slight rust tinge to the water in the Promenade Building earlier this afternoon.
Photos by Jef Nickerson