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Belvedere Road closed in Palm Beach County after workers strike gas line

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Posted at 1:33 PM, Mar 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-08 14:19:25-05

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — A gas leak has closed a busy road in Palm Beach County.

Fire Rescue officials say workers digging in the area of Belvedere Road and S.R. 7 struck a 4-inch gas line Friday afternoon.

Belvedere Road is closed both east and westbound from S.R. 7 to Breakers West Boulevard.

A utility company is on the scene, the leak has been stopped, and the road is expected to reopen shortly, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.