Contact: Matt Laible, 612-673-2786

City opens most streets that had been closed due to flooding from water main break

Crews working round the clock to fix broken main and open streets

Jan. 4, 2013 (MINNEAPOLIS) As crews continue to work to repair the water transmission line break at Hennepin Avenue and 2nd Street North, more streets are opening around the area. As of 9:30 a.m. all streets downtown are open except:

        Hennepin Avenue from 1st Street North to Washington Avenue

        2nd  Street North from Hennepin Avenue to 1st Avenue North

        1st Street South from Hennepin Avenue to Marquette Avenue

        West River Parkway from 4th Avenue North to Portland Avenue South

Crews are now focusing on opening Hennepin Avenue as soon as possible.


Published Jan 4, 2013