Water main break in Merriam forces crews to close Johnson Drive in one direction at Mackey Street

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MERRIAM, Kan. -- Crews are busy making repairs after a water main broke in Merriam, Kan., Wednesday morning.

Johnson Drive was closed in one direction at Mackey Street. Mackey Street is one block east of Antioch.

Around 6:30 a.m., crews opened up the nearby fire hydrant to relieve some of the water pressure around the break.

It was not immediately clear how many residents were impacted.