Gas line breaks; intersection closed

Published 12:14 pm Thursday, June 9, 2011

A worker with Southeast Alabama Gas District works to close a break in a gas line near the intersection of Park Street and University Avenue in Troy, Ala., Thursday, June 9, 2011. (Messenger Staff Photo/Thomas Graning)

A gas line break at the intersection of University Avenue and Park Street in Troy is under repair.

The break occurred around 11:30 a.m. Thursday as city crews were working on an infrastructure improvement project.

Emergency officials were on the scene and said repairs were underway.

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The intersection is closed to traffic and motorists are encouraged to avoid the area as much as possible.