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Hole closed Milwaukee Street bridge

Published On: Mar 19 2014 09:24:07 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 19 2014 11:40:38 AM CDT

Mike Soe

City workers stand on a rectangular plate covering a hole in the bridge on Milwaukee Street Wednesday morning.

MADISON, Wis. -

A hole prompted the closure of Milwaukee Street on Madison’s east side Wednesday morning.

Madison police said the hole was on a bridge going over Starkweather Creek.

The hole was 1 1/2 feet in diameter and in the westbound lanes. The westbound lanes were closed initially before the closure expanded to both lanes.

The lanes were reopened at about 11:30 a.m.

There's a meeting scheduled for Wednesday to regarding replacement of the bridge.

Milwaukee Street east of North Fair Oaks Avenue

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