They didn’t make it in time. The Driehaus Fountain is turned off but the workers didn’t reach it in time. Ice formed, and then they turned the water off, but it was a day or two late. Now, the fountain is encased in ice more than a foot thick, and workers will likely have to wait for a thaw to get the mess off. Some workers tried to hammer great chunks off, but when it became apparent that further hammering could damage the big valuable fountain, all thoughts of doing anything but waiting quickly went away.
Ice Castle Getting an Early Start