Kennedy Blvd reopens after gas leak

10:22 AM, Sep 25, 2012   |    comments
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Tampa, Florida -- Authorities have reopened all lanes on Kennedy Boulevard at Newport Avenue after a gas leak Tuesday morning.

Tampa Fire, along with a Hazmat crew, responded to the scene around 9:45 this morning and reported the air quality was safe.

Crews evacuated the area between North Boulevard and Rome, as well as shut down traffic in both directions from Boulevard to Willow Avenue as a precaution.

TECO is working to repair the damage to the gas line that caused the leak during construction in the area.

10 News will have more on this story as information becomes available.

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