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Workers responded to a leaking waterline on the 600 block of Broadway Monday. A Broadway reconstruction project, which will begin in May, should eliminate such problems, and the expense that comes with the repair work, by replacing aging sewer and water lines, according to City Planner Mike Weber. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)

Broadway project sparks questions

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Questions are lingering over the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s plans to reconstruct Alexandria’s Broadway next summer.

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Judy Meyer, owner of Ben Franklin, shared her views about the project at the Alexandria City Council meeting last Tuesday. She said she wanted to make the council aware that she and other downtown businesses owners are worried about the project’s design and how the construction will impact their customers.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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