Emergency water service repairs this week have reduced a portion of 11th Street in Rockford to one lane.

According to the City of Rockford Public Works Department, traffic in the 1700 block of 11th Street will be reduced to one lane between 16th and 17th avenues.

In a press release earlier today, the city said the work could last up to three days. Drivers in the area are encouraged to find alternate routes.

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