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Workers close Hillsborough Avenue at N 56th Street to repair gas leak

TAMPA — Several major streets are closed in the area of Hillsborough Avenue and N 56th Street as crews try to repair a ruptured natural gas line.

Deputies closed N 56th Street in both directions from Hillsborough Avenue to Hanna Avenue, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. Hillsborough Avenue has been closed in both directions from N 56th Street to N 59th Street.

Fire Rescue has evacuated the immediate area and TECO has come out to repair the leak.

No time line on the road reopening was given.

Workers close Hillsborough Avenue at N 56th Street to repair gas leak 12/16/11 [Last modified: Friday, December 16, 2011 4:24pm]

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