EAU CLAIRE — One block of Second Avenue will be closed today (Friday) due to utility work.

Bordering a large parking lot used by UW-Eau Claire students and faculty, the section of Second Avenue between Water and Chippewa streets will be closed most of the day.

The closure is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. and the road is expected to reopen by 4 p.m., according to a notice from the city's Engineering Department.