The break was discovered at Branch Avenue and Birch Avenue at 5:45 a.m., according to police Sergeant Pete Gibson. As of 6:30 a.m., a crew from New Jersey American Water Company had not yet arrived. Meantime, Branch Avenue is closed between Sycamore Avenue and Markham Place and traffic is being detoured, Gibson said.
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UPDATE: Branch Avenue between Sycamore Avenue and Markham Place closed indefinitely while water company repairs busted water main, says Detective Sergeant Greg Oliva. Access to Birch Avenue closed except to pedestrians. 9 a.m.