A gas leak that forced road closures in Plano Monday evening has been stopped, Plano Fire-Rescue says.
The gas leak was at the intersection of Jupiter Road and 10th Street, just north of President George Bush Turnpike, according to a tweet from Plano-Fire Rescue.
One lane of northbound Jupiter Road will remain closed while crews finish their work.
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The leak started around 11:30 a.m. Monday after a construction crew working in the area caused damage to a gas line, Plano Fire-Rescue said.
UPDATE: Both Plano Fire-Rescue and Atmos Energy crews remain onscene of the gas leak at 10th and Jupiter. Atmos is estimating that the road closures may remain in effect through most of rush hour this evening. Please continue to avoid the area, alternate routes are advised.— Plano Fire-Rescue (@PlanoFireRescue) July 8, 2019
The road closures were expected to last through most of rush hour.
Atmos Energy and Plano Fire-Rescue crews made the necessary repairs and stopped the gas leak.