Photos: Water main repairs in Duluth

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1 Duluth Public Works and Utilities worker Scott Turner scoops a mix of mud and concrete into a dump truck Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 on Piedmont Avenue in Duluth, Minn. 
2 A leak from a water main under Piedmont Avenue in Duluth, Minn. carved a path in the snow Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 in front of this house and created an icy driveway for the owners. 
3 Duluth Public Works and Utilities worker Ray Fredericks cuts through metal while his crew works to identify the location of a water main leak under Piedmont Avenue Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 in Duluth, Minn. 
4 Duluth Public Works and Utilities worker Scott Turner scoops a mix of mud and concrete into a dump truck Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 on Piedmont Avenue in Duluth, Minn. 
5 Mud, water and cement mix in a hole being dug into Piedmont Avenue by Duluth Public Works and Utilities workers Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 in Duluth, Minn. 
6 Duluth Public Works and Utilities worker Scott Turner drills into the concrete of Piedmont Avenue Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 while searching for the location of a water main leak in Duluth, Minn. 
7 Duluth Public Works and Utilities workers work to fix a water main leak under Piedmont Avenue Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 in Duluth, Minn. 
8 Duluth Public Works and Utilities worker Ray Fredericks, uses an air hose to displace dirt as his crew gets closer to the water main that was leaking Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 in Duluth, Minn. The air hose is used when working near a pipe because it is safer than trying to clear the dirt with a backhoe. 
9 A hole in Piedmont Avenue dug by Duluth Public Works and Utilities workers as they tried to find the location of a water main leak under the street Monday, January 7, 2013 in Duluth, Minn.