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Construction in full swing in downtown Petersburg

A variety of construction projects are in full swing or on-the-way in downtown Petersburg this year. Residents and visitors alike are making their way around torn up streets and sidewalks, as motorists dodge machinery and detour around the work. Joe Viechnicki reports.

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The Maritime Works panel sits in front of the Southeast Conference gathering, Sept. 20, in Petersburg. (from left) Kris Norosz, Julie Decker, Doug Ward, Cari Ann Carty. Photo/Angela Denning
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