(KMOV.com) -- Crews Thursday night worked to contain a water main break in northwest St. Louis County that forced officials to shut down part of the road.
Water shot as as high as 40 feet in the air after the break occured at Rider Trail North and Green Ash Drive in Earth City around 9 p.m.
Raw: Water main break shoots water 40 feet into air
Authorities said the water made it difficult for employees to get to work. UPS is the biggest employer in the area, but still had water.