Gas leak prompts Wednesday morning road closure in SE Edmonton

File: The side of an Edmonton Police Service vehicle in winter. Global News

Edmonton police said a gas leak has pushed them to close a road in Edmonton’s southeast.

According to a news release Wednesday morning, ATCO gas is making repairs along Ellerslie Road SW.

For majority of the day Wednesday, motorists were asked to avoid 17 Street SW to 34 Street SW, along with both northbound and southbound lanes of 34 Street SW at the intersection of Ellerslie Road SW. The road was reopened to regular traffic just after 10 p.m., police said.

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