Motorists will need to find an alternate route until this break is repaired.
Water has also been shut off in the 300 block of Howard. City officials said it would be turned back on upon completion of repairs.
Workers on the scene said repairs to the pipe were almost complete at about 3:30 p.m.
The road was expected to be open between 5-6 p.m., once the hole was refilled.
Neighbor Nancy Tassin said workers appeared at the corner of Third and Howard just before 10 a.m.
She said this is the third break in the area in the past few years.