Parts of 5th Street closed due to conduit breach

Parts of 5th Street closed due to conduit breach

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - A portion of roadway had to be ripped up near 5th Street and Locust Street after a private company punctured an AT&T conduit.

According to Deputy Mayor Steve Schaefer, the company was taking a soil sample near the Locust Street garage.

To repair the damage, AT&T had to dig up a portion of 5th Street to repair the damage, causing a roadblock in the area.

Schaefer says he hasn’t been informed how long these repairs are expected to take.

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