Super Bowl Halftime Flushes Worried Suburban Detroit Officials Officials were concerned that during halftime too many toilet flushes would stress a sewer line that already had broken and created a sinkhole. The sewer line held.

Super Bowl Halftime Flushes Worried Suburban Detroit Officials

Super Bowl Halftime Flushes Worried Suburban Detroit Officials

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Officials were concerned that during halftime too many toilet flushes would stress a sewer line that already had broken and created a sinkhole. The sewer line held.

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm David Greene. If you're a football fan watching the Super Bowl, halftime comes. It may be time to grab another beer, more nachos and do this...

(SOUNDBITE OF TOILET FLUSHING)

GREENE: Outside Detroit, officials Sunday were worried about this...

(SOUNDBITE OF TOILETS FLUSHING)

GREENE: Too many people with the same idea at once stressing a sewer line that already broke and created a sinkhole. Well, somehow the sewer line held on, unlike the Atlanta Falcons.

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