Eau Claire Deputy Fire Chief Lyle Koerner agreed.
One of the Fire Department's six stations - Station No. 10 - is on the east side of the Hastings-Birch interchange.
Project officials have been in contact with the station's crew daily, Koerner
"It's been a positive experience for us thus far," said Koerner
, noting the station's crews have been able to continue to respond to calls in a timely manner despite the nearby construction.