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UPDATE: Crews working three water main breaks in Des Moines

UPDATE: Des Moines Water Works crews are working on three water main breaks Thursday morning. Here’s what drivers need to know: • 2133 E. 29 St. & Joh...
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UPDATE: Des Moines Water Works crews are working on three water main breaks Thursday morning.

Here’s what drivers need to know:

• 2133 E. 29 St. & John Patterson – break on 8” cast iron main. The break has been pinpointed and the repair crew is on-site. This will take four to six hours to repair.
• 2706 SW 7 St. & Loomis – break on 8” cast iron main. Crew is on-site. This will take four to six hours to repair after the break has been pinpointed.
• E. Hubbell Ave., 100’ west of E. 42 St. – break on 8” cast iron main. Leak crews are in the process of pinpointing the break. The repair crew is on-site and it will take four to six hours to repair once the break is pinpointed.

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Des Moines Police said both directions of Hubbell Avenue between Broadway Avenue to Easton Boulevard is shut down.

Crews are on scene making repairs. They say full and partial road closures are expected to last throughout the day.

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