NEW INFORMATION: Sewer main fixed in Eau Claire

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(WEAU) - An issue with a sewer main in Eau Claire has been fixed.

Public Works Director Brian Amundson says crews have finished patching up the area in the 2500 block of Patton Street. He says there was a problem with an old pipe and where it connected to a new pipe.

Traffic was detoured for a while in the area, but its back to normal now.


EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) – City crews are working to fix a collapsed sanitary sewer main.

A message on the City of Eau Claire Facebook page says the Utility Division found the problem on the 2500 block of Patton Street, and that repair would start at 9:30 a.m. The message does not indicate what caused the collapse.

The city is not detouring southbound traffic around the area, but northbound traffic will detour from East Lexington Blvd. to Rudolph Rd. to Clairemont Avenue.

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