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Workers from Mark Lee Excavating dug more than eight feet underground Wednesday to get to the waterline underneath 5th Avenue East. Al Edenloff, Echo Press

Digging begins on Broadway side streets

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Heavy machinery is digging deep underground on side streets off Alexandria's busy Broadway.

Right now, workers are replacing existing water and sewer lines and adding new infrastructure on 5th and 7th Avenue between Fillmore Street and Broadway. New manholes are also being added.


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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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