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Gas leak forces road closure in Taylorsville

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Posted at 12:25 PM, Aug 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-07 14:50:46-04

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah — A natural gas leak forced officials to close part of an underpass in Taylorsville Tuesday afternoon.

A dispatcher confirmed the gas leak occurred at 3725 W 5400 S, the address of a Big O Tires shop.

The 5400 S underpass to Bangerter Hwy. has been closed to eastbound traffic.

A representative for Dominion Energy said the leak started when a construction worker ruptured the line, and the leak poses no immediate threats.

Watch FOX 13 for updates.