CHARLOTTE, N.C. — College Street is reopened between 8th and Phifer streets after a natural gas leak, official said.
The leak happened during construction on the light rail. Officials said a contractor was installing a storm drain and damaged a 2-inch plastic line.
Charlotte firefighters quickly got the leak under control.
CHOPPER IMAGES: Gas line break shuts down College Street
Chopper 9 flew over the scene where the construction site was briefly evacuated.
The surrounding roads have been reopened.
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