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UPDATE: Water main repaired, street still closed

The Splash Park, as seen in this 2018 News file photo, is closed while city crews work to repair a water main break.

ALPENA — Ripley Boulevard between 1st and 2nd avenues remains closed today until street repairs can be made, following a water main break on Saturday.

City crews had repaired the water main as of 3 p.m. today, but repairs to the street are still being completed.

The Splash Park at Mich-e-ke-wis Park was also closed for the duration of repairs.

City residents should no longer experience low water pressure, since the 24-inch water main is repaired, the city said in a news release.

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