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      Water main break prompts US-2 closure

      A section of US-2 in Ironwood is set to close Thursday afternoon following a water main break.

      According to the Michigan Department of Transportation, all lanes of US-2 in Ironwood will be closed beginning at 4 p.m. CT Thursday. The closure was announced in response to a water main break at the corner of US-2 and Luxmore Street.

      Traffic will be detoured to Lake Street, Jackson Road, then back to US-2. The detour is approximately three-quarters of a mile. No word on when the section of US-2 will reopen.