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A water main break will cause lengthy delays in Maplewood tonight.

A water main ruptured below Big Bend immediately north of Manchester Road. The break has forced the closure of Big Bends two, "through" lanes. Drivers will still be able to continue southbound on Big Bend across Manchester, but will have to share a lane that is normally dedicated to left turns onto Manchester.

Officials say about 25,000 cars and trucks drive this section of Big Bend everyday. Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area this evening.

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The New York Yankees are America's most valuable sports franchise but European soccer clubs are the world champs, including a team that will be playing here in St Louis next month. 

ABC News reports Spain's soccer powerhouse Real Madrid can boast of one more trophy. According to Forbes its now the world's most valuable sports franchise - worth $3.3 billion.

Manchester United is in 2nd place Barcelona third .The New York Yankees come in 4th.  NFL teams have the most Facebook and Twitter followers in the the US. Forbes says the 30 top teams have 60 million fans. But Barcelona's soccer club has more than that by itself.

Spain's soccer powerhouse Real Madrid will be playing in an exhibition game against Inter Milan August tenth at the Edward Jones Dome. 

 

Published in Sports
Friday, 12 April 2013 11:08

Hanley Rd, south of Manchester, reopens

All lanes on Hanley Road, south of Manchester, are now open.

Lane restrictions of varying severity had been in effect on Hanley since Wednesday, when a Metropolitan Sewer District contractor began repairing a damaged storm sewer pipe that runs below Hanley. That work is now complete.

However, MSD’s contractor will return to the scene within the week to permanently restore any pavement uprooted by its repair project. (Temporary patches presently cover these excavated areas.)

The permanent restoration will require lane restrictions that will be announced later by MSD.

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