A gas main break  closed the intersection of Piedmont and Monroe today but all lanes are now open.

UPDATED: Piedmont & Monroe intersection reopened after gas line break

The intersection was closed off by four Atlanta Fire Department fire engines, two fire trucks and two battalions from 10:48 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., said fire department spokesperson Capt. J.L. Bunrige.


Tami Gerke of Atlanta Gas Light said that a four inch gas line was cut by a contractor working in the area. The gas has been turned off and continues to be off at this time, she said.

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