MSD to update public on downtown sewer collapse

MSD to update public on downtown sewer collapse
The collapse happened at Main Street and Hancock Street.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) -  Louisville/Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) officials plan to update the public at 2 p.m. Friday on the status of the construction at Main and Hancock Streets after a sewer collapse at the end of August.

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The street collapsed after a 102-inch concrete sewer pipe failed. According to officials, the pipe was installed in 1948 and responsible for carrying one-third of the waste water in Louisville.

Officials said the repairs would cost about a half of a million dollars.

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