Roads reopen in downtown Kitchener after gas line break (update)
According to police, a gas pipeline was damaged during construction of a new high-rise in the area
Several streets in downtown Kitchener were closed Thursday morning due to a gas line break.
Waterloo Regional Police put up barriers in Weber, King, Frederick, Duke and Queen Streets.
According to the police, a gas pipe was damaged during construction work for a new high-rise building.
Gas lines in the area were shut down as a precaution, pedestrians and motorists were asked to avoid the area.
The police said that all affected streets were reopened shortly before 3:30 p.m.
UPDATE: All roads are cleared again. Thank you for your patience. https://t.co/Q5US3EdgHJ
– Waterloo Regional Police (@WRPSToday) June 24, 2021