City To Invest $150 Million In Tunnel Project For Sewer Capacity

By Emma Koch - 21Alive

City To Invest $150 Million In Tunnel Project For Sewer Capacity

January 30, 2014 Updated Jan 30, 2014 at 12:30 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- The city of Fort Wayne is embarking on a $150 million tunnel project that has to do with sewer capacity.

The plan calls for constructing five miles of tunnels, built beneath the city, to pipe sewage into the treatment plant.

City leaders say the plan will do several things such as support future economic development, help keep rivers clean and impact residents' bottom-line and quality of life.

Learn much more tonight at 5 p.m. on 21Alive.

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