PORTLAND/SOUTH PORTLAND — The Portland Water District is responding to three water main breaks in Portland and South Portland, which officials say will cause delays during the evening commute.

The water main breaks occurred on Danforth Street in Portland and Westbrook Street and Gannett Drive in South Portland.

Gannett Drive is closed to through traffic at the gymnastic center, which is out of water. One lane is opened on Danforth Street and Westbrook Street is congested. 

Motorists are urged to avoid these areas.

For more information, go to www.pwd.org.