South Main Street closed between Scio Church and Stadium after gas line hit
This story was updated to show the intersection of South Main Street and Stadium Boulevard was reopened just before 1 p.m.
Ann Arbor police and fire personnel closed South Main Street between Scio Church Road and Stadium Boulevard after a gas line was hit, officials said.
The intersection of South Main and Stadium reopened as of 12:53 p.m. Wednesday with lane restrictions in place, according to University of Michigan police.
DTE Energy spokeswoman Erica Donerson said a third party hit a gas line and DTE crews are on scene. She said police and fire decided to close the road as a precaution while DTE evaluated the situation.
Donerson said at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday crews were working to determine what repairs need to be done. It’s unknown how long the road will be closed.
No evacuations have been done in the area, Donerson said.
Ann Arbor police confirmed they were on scene for a suspected gas leak in support of fire crews.
University of Michigan police tweeted the area was closed and could remain that way until late afternoon.
Gas main break near UM Stadium 10am. Intersection may be closed til late afternoon. http://t.co/dbD7p5V73B Â— umichpolice (@umichpolice) August 28, 2013