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Pavement cracks on Highway 51

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Heat may be to blame for a piece of pavement buckling on Highway 51 in Wausau on Sunday.

Authorities with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation say a piece of pavement exploded around noon. Workers had to fill in the pavement on the right lane -- heading southbound on 51.

Authorities say hot pavement breaking is typical around this time of year.

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