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Main Street closed from Maple Avenue to 55th Street due to gas main break

Published: Friday, May 3, 2013 9:31 a.m. CST

DOWNERS GROVE – Main Street in Downers Grove is currently closed from Maple Avenue to 55th Street due to a gas main break, the village posted on Twitter about 8:30 a.m. Friday.

Police and fire departments are on scene. The road will be closed until further notice.

The leak was caused when a construction crew working on a water main project on Main Street near Maple Avenue struck the gas main, Village of Downers Grove Spokesperson Doug Kozlowski said.

Nicor Gas was on route to cap the leak, he said at 9:22 a.m. Friday.

Kozlowski added that a few residences and businesses near the leak were evacuated.

There were no injuries.

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