UPDATE: Gas leak near Main Ave. contained; one lane reopened

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UPDATE: The gas leak is contained, but crews are still working to fix the roadway. One lane is functional, but officials are asking those who are able to, to please detour around the scene.

CULLMAN – Main Avenue is CLOSED to all traffic from Graham Street to Swafford Road. Contractors working in the area have ruptured a gas main, and residents and businesses have been evacuated while crews work to repair the damages.

Please share this with anyone who may be affected by this emergency street closing.

Crews hope to have the repairs completed sometime tomorrow (Tuesday, July 19, 2016).