A part of Murfreesboro Road outside downtown Franklin was closed by police this morning.
It is reopen as of 10:40 a.m.
Franklin police said at around 6 a.m. that a water main broke at Murfreesboro Road and Bluegrass Drive.
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At just before 7 a.m., they decided to close Murfreesboro Road from S. Margin Street to Eddy Lane.
.Unfortunately, this has gone from bad to worse, & has required a complete closure of Murfreesboro Rd in and out of downtown. The morning rush is going to be a challenge. Bring your patience.
— Franklin Police Dept (@FranklinTNPD) January 3, 2018
Police said to expect delays and seek alternate routes on your morning drive. They did not estimate how long the road will be closed.