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.
⚠️ Gas Leak ⚠️— PBC Fire Rescue (@PBCFR) March 8, 2019
Belvedere Rd/SR7 @PBCFR @PBCountySheriff on location, 4” gas line struck by workers digging in the area, Belvedere Rd closed both East and Westbound from SR7 to Breakers West entrance, AVOID AREA, Walmart Cmd pic.twitter.com/T1DUXZtiT3