PROVO, Utah — A gas leak forced the shutdown of Center Street in Provo Tuesday evening, the Provo Police Department said in a tweet.
The leak occurred on 225 W. Center Street, the tweet stated.
Center Street was closed between 200 and 300 West due to the leak.
According to officials with Dominion Energy, a forklift driver was doing construction in the area and hit a gas line, causing the leak and subsequent evacuations.
Officials said the street would be reopened about an hour after 5:45 p.m.