Broken Water Lines Flood S.J. Airport Terminal

No injuries reported in early morning incident.

A ruptured water line shut down a terminal at Mineta San JoseInternational Airport Monday morning, an airport spokeswoman said.
A hot water line broke in Terminal A around 2:15 a.m. and there isa couple inches of standing water in the "skybridge" area of the terminal,which connects the parking garage to the security area, spokeswoman RosemaryBarnes said.          

All airlines that operate out of the terminal are impacted and include, American, All Nippon Airways, Delta, JetBlue, United, U.S. Airways,Virgin American and Volaris.          

Passengers can check in at airline counters and then will be taken to Terminal B on shuttle buses for security screening, Barnes said.           Luggage pickups have been moved to Terminal B for arriving passengers, Barnes said.          

The flow of water had been stopped as of 4:15 a.m., and crews are working to clean up and repair the area, she said.          

Damage to the facility is under assessment, she said.  No injuries have been reported. 


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