Video: ‘Significant water leak’ closes Tower City


CLEVELAND (WJW) — Tower City Center is closed today because of a water leak.

Greater Cleveland RTA says trains are still running and passengers who are getting off at Tower City Station will need to exit the building on the Prospect-side only; the Euclid-side exit is closed.

Tower City Center is being closed due to a significant water leak. Trains are still running, and passengers getting off at Tower City Station will need to exit the building on the Prospect side only. Euclid side exit is closed.

— Greater Cleveland RTA (@GCRTA) June 7, 2021

In a statement from Bedrock Management, who manages the building, it says the leak is in a portion of Level M1, one floor below street level.

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Abnormal Scrutiny provided FOX 8 with this video on Twitter:

Having an extremely normal one here in Cleveland

— Abnormal Scrutiny (@marxandlennon) June 7, 2021

They say the leak is contained, and no injuries are reported.

The leak occurred outside of the Tower City property and they are working with nearby property owners to confirm the cause, according to Bedrock.

The statement says, “At this time, a small number of tenants have been affected and out of an abundance of caution, the mall will remain closed.”

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The statement goes on to say, “As we work to assess the extent of the situation and timeline for repairs, the safety and wellbeing of our tenants, staff and guests remain paramount.”

Management is determining when Tower City Center will reopen.

GCRTA riders are encouraged to visit RTA’s website for updated transit information.”


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