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UPDATE: Milwaukee St. back open

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Milwaukee Street is back open for travel.

The westbound lane of the street was closed due to a large pothole just east of N. Fair Oaks Avenue.  Crews closed the street around 7:30 Wednesday morning and it had been closed for nearly 5 hours as repairs were made.
MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison police say a large sinkhole has opened on Milwaukee Street, just east of N. Fair Oaks Avenue.

Because of this, the westbound lane of Milwaukee Street is closed and traffic is being re-routed. 

The City Streets Department is at the location working on the problem.  No word how long the lane will be closed.

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