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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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