Fifth Avenue water main break closure to continue

Work underway, time needed for replacement roadway to cure


Last updated 10/30/2023 at 11:55am

Havre Daily News/Tim Leeds

A sign on Fifth Avenue just south of Sixth Street Friday points traffic toward a detour while the block is closed off so workers can fix a water main break. Havre Public Works said the work will occur today, but the street will remain closed a few days while the new surface on the avenue cures.

Work fixing a water main break on Fifth Avenue between Sixth and Seventh streets will begin later today, but the area will likely be closed off to drivers for the next couple days at least.

The street, a main thoroughfare in Havre, was blocked by midday Friday after the break was reported.

Friday, Havre Public Works announced that they were aware of the break and advised people to be aware of personnel and equipment in the area.

"We are sorry for any inconvenience that this may cause our residents and thank you for your patience and understanding," the release said.

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