A city worker was also injured while performing electrical work related to the water main break. Fire department officials said several workers were trapped below ground in a manhole when a portion of a wall collapsed. The injured employee was taken to an area hospital in serious condition.
Baltimore’s Department of Transportation announced several road closures as a result of the repairs. Pratt Street was closed from Paca to Sharp streets and northbound I-395 was closed at Conway Street with traffic being directed right onto Conway Street to Charles or Light streets.
Southbound lanes on Howard Street were also closed from Lombard to Conway Street.