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Water main project in Elm Grove could cause delays

May 20, 2013

The installation of a new water main in Elm Grove could create traffic headaches for drivers.

The village sent out a memo today to village residents to help them plan ahead.

According to the memo:

The installation of the water main on Wall Street and Elm Grove Road will start May 28.

This project will provide water service to a new senior-living facility on Wall Street and is expected to be completed by the end of August. Water main will be installed under Elm Grove Road from Bishops Lane in Brookfield to Wall Street in Elm Grove.

Wall Street will remain open to traffic, but delays should be expected. Elm Grove Road will be closed to through-traffic once the contractor reaches the intersection of Wall Street and Elm Grove Road. This closure is expected to last two weeks.

Access will only be allowed to homeowners and businesses in the closed area. Detour signs will be posted for the official detour route of Sunnyslope and Watertown Plank roads.

Residents can sign up for updates and alerts on the project on the village's website,

Direct questions to Richard Paul, Jr., public works director, at (262) 782-6700.

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