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Nicollet Mall at risk of collapse after water main break

Crews were on the scene of a water main break on Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis on Wednesday. City officials said part of the street was at risk of collapse and would remain closed overnight as a precautionary measure.
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Fire crews and police officers were on the scene of a water main break on Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis on Wednesday. Part of the street was shut down near the corner of 10th Street South and Nicollet Mall after an issue with a water service line at a development in the area. An officer told WCCO-TV the water could compromise the street and potentially cause a collapse.

City officials told KARE 11 that Nicollet Mall between 10th and 11th streets would remain closed overnight as a precautionary measure while crews assess the damage.

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