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Ruptured gas line closes section of Puritas Avenue in Cleveland

July 27, 2018

Ruptured gas line closes section of Puritas Avenue in Cleveland

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A portion of Puritas Avenue has been closed Thursday night as repairs are made on a ruptured gas line.

The ruptured line is near the intersection of West 150th Street and Puritas, city officials say. Puritas has been closed to traffic between West 140th and West 157th streets.

Police are asking residents to avoid the area as the line is repaired.

City officials did not say what caused the rupture in the line, which has been shut down.

It’s unknown how long the street will be closed.