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Water main break floods Streeterville roads

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Thursday’s water main break in Streeterville shouldn’t be a problem anymore.

The 1932 main ruptured just after 3 pm at Ohio and McClurg.

Businesses and residential buildings didn’t lose water service because they all have duel water lines servicing the buildings.

The main break did leave a mess at the intersection.  Nick Gunn who lives in the neighborhood saw the water bubbling up and when he got to the intersection is was pretty well flooded.

The city had salt trucks at the intersection to keep ice from forming and city water crews helped people cross the street so they could stay on their feet.

The main break is fixed and streets are back open.

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2 Comments to “Water main break floods Streeterville roads”

    Kate said:
    January 31, 2014 at 12:22 AM

    FYI, it's "they all have 'dual' water lines," as in two, not "duel," as in battling. Are there no editors anymore?

    Ven said:
    January 31, 2014 at 8:32 AM

    Of course they still had water… they live downtown…

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