West Elk Avenue in Elizabethton reopened after natural gas leak

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ELIZABETHTON (WJHL) – All lanes where West Elk Avenue meets Broad Street in Elizabethton are now open except for the right hand east bound lane directly in front of the natural gas leak.

The leak happened at a Dollar General construction site in Elizabethton, crews were dispatched shortly after 8:30 Friday night. Elizabethton Fire Department Battalion Chief, Steve Murray tells News Channel 11 a construction worker accidentally damaged a natural gas line with a piece of equipment.

It will remain closed for several hours while they conduct repairs.

 

 

 

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