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TIME-LAPSE VIDEO: Tank lifted to top of water tower on Madison's far west side

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Work crews today slowly lifted a 138-ton steel tank into place at the new Blackhawk Water Tower near the corner of Old Sauk and Junction roads. The job took about three hours for a jack system to push the million-gallon tank to the top of the tower.

A time-lapse camera captured the move. 

On Wednesday, a large crane will lift the steel roof 150 feet into place at the top of the tower.

Blackhawk Water Tower is a $3.6 million infrastructure project to bring more water and better fire protection to Madison’s far west side. The million-gallon reservoir and supporting water mains should be complete and in service this fall.

Video credit: Kyle Sweet - Above Pix,LLC. 

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