The closure of a stretch of a busy Dubuque roadway has been extended.

The City of Dubuque announced Saturday that Loras Boulevard will be closed from Bluff to Cornell streets until 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14.

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The stretch of road closed Friday morning and originally was supposed to reopen on Monday, Oct. 12.

The closure is due to water main work and pavement repair being performed in the area.