Gas leak disrupts traffic in Providence

Police blocking off part of North Main Street in Providence, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022. (WLNE)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — A gas leak disrupted traffic in Providence early Tuesday morning.

Around 7:30 a.m., firefighters responded to reports of a “strong gas leak” on the corner of North Main Street and Doyle Avenue.

Providence police said construction companies working struck a gas line.

The roadway between Pleasant and Olney streets are blocked off while crews are working to fix it.

Drivers told ABC 6 News crews at the scene it is taking them 25 minutes to get to the University Marketplace.

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