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 width=Construction has begun to repair a damaged pipe line at the Pershing Street pump station in Taylorville.

Taylorville Mayor Greg Brotherton explains that the project, which was feared to cost more than 100-thousand dollars, has been estimated to be much less than that according to the company chosen to fixed the damaged pipes.

[audio:gregb727a.mp3]Listen to Brotherton's comments here.[/audio]

As a result of the broken pipe, a sink hole was created in the aftermath, and estimations are that the hole reaches 25-feet down.

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