WMSN FOX 47
 

FOX 47 - Top Stories

MADISON, Wis. - In Madison, city streets workers will have to reseal an unusually high number of water main break sites this spring.

The extreme cold caused more than 350 water main breaks, and the repair process leaves patched, bumpy roadways.

Now that the weather is warmer, workers will return to each site to remove the temporary seals and replace them with permanent asphalt.

The process will likely last through the fall.

“It doesn’t really have an end. It’s just a big cycle. It’s going to be months before we can repair all of those holes, but we do go around and make sure they’re all filled and safe for cars to drive over,” Madison Water Utility Public Information Officer Amy Barrilleaux said.

MWU has four crews out prepping the water main break areas. The resealing process should begin in May.

Crews work to re-repair350 water main break sites Wednesday, April 2 2014, 04:12 PM CDT

Video List

Advertise with us!
Advertise with us!

Tonight on FOX 47

12:00pm College Basketball on FOX: "Syracuse vs. Villanova"
2:00pm Big Bang Theory
2:30pm
Big Bang Theory
3:00pm
Ring of Honor Wrestling
4:00pm Big Bang Theory
4:30pm Big Bang Theory
5:00pm Two and a Half Men
5:30pm Two and a Half Men
6:00pm Modern Family
6:30pm Modern Family
7:00pm Bones
8:00pm Sleepy Hollow
9:00pm FOX 47 News at 9
9:30pm Paid Program
10:00pm Animation Domination
11:00pm Ring of Honor Wrestling
12:00am Seinfeld
12:30am Seinfeld


Complete FOX 47 Schedule

To FOX.com

Advertise with us!
IE6 Float Fix