Ashland Roads, Post Office Closed Due to Gas Leak

5 years 2 months 3 weeks ago Wednesday, October 24 2012 Oct 24, 2012 Wednesday, October 24, 2012 10:15:00 AM CDT October 24, 2012 in News
By: KOMU 8 News Staff

ASHLAND - Everyone in the Broadway to North Palomino Ridge area is evacuated Wednesday after a gas leak. The Missouri Department of Transportation is assisting with the situation by letting drivers know where streets are closed. MoDOT has also posted signs at Henry Clay Boulevard and Palis Nichols Road. Drivers can still get through those streets, but the signs are a warning of closures ahead.

Officials estimate it is a six inch gas line that broke. The gas leak has stopped as of about 11:15 a.m. The post office is still evacuated and Post Master Alisa Calvert said residents may or may not be able to use its services Wednesday.

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