Welcome

Thank you for visiting Paducahsun.com, online home of The Paducah Sun.

Calendar
June 2012
S M T W T F S
27 28 29 30 31 01 02

Click here to submit an event.

Valve break keeps workers busy

WILL PINKSTON | The Sun

A layer of ice coats the edge of a water-swollen gutter, the result of an underground fire hydrant valve break along Jackson Street in the background, while Paducah Water employees use a jack-hammer to break the street apart to begin repair work near 21st Street on Tuesday. Workers found a fire hydrant valve used to isolate the hydrant from the water main had a broken bolt resulting in a rupture. The utility was forced to break the pavement to relieve water pressure and repair the malfunction while gushing water pooled and froze in the single digit temperatures Tuesday morning.

Comments made about this article - 0 Total

Comment on this article

Your comment has been submitted for approval
captcha 13e47a19e7f34d59b032561ed8c4000b
Top Classifieds
  • WANTED - outfits for female Shih-Tzu ... Details

Most Popular
  1. Paducah 'star' tops fundraising record
  2. College kids unable to answer basic questions about America
  3. Left, right descend into tribalism
  1. Planned retail project won't include Kroger
  2. Seizure of meth leads to 2 arrests
  3. Dancing With Our Stars
  1. White House creates office to utilize ideas from business
  2. Dancing With Our Stars
  3. Paducah 'star' tops fundraising record
Discussion

Check out these recently discussed stories and voice your opinion...