Natural Gas Leak Closes Major Northside Corridor

We were the first to report on this incident just before 2:30p on 3/16/22. This is a quickly developing story, we will continue to update as more information becomes available. Scroll to the bottom for the latest information.

Current street closures

As of 5p, the road closures are still in effect.

6:20p UPDATE: One eastbound lane is open on McAndrews, it is flagger controlled. One westbound lane is open and also flagger controlled. Heavy congestion in the area. Here is raw media from the site.

There is still a smell of gas in the area of the work. Also, crews were working on two desperate dig sites, one on Poplar and one a bit further south on McAndrews. We will continue to update this story as the evening progresses.

3/17/22 Update: Officials say the gas leak has been repaired and the intersection of Poplar and E.McAndrews is now fully open.

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