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Construction crew hits gas line in River North, traffic rerouted

Traffic was stopped Thursday September 27 2012 Southbound Clark Grafter constructicrews hit gas line. | Craig Newman~Sun-Times

Traffic was stopped Thursday September 27, 2012 Southbound on Clark and Grand after construction crews hit a gas line. | Craig Newman~Sun-Times

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Updated: September 27, 2012 9:38AM

Traffic was tied up in the River North area Thursday morning as fire department crews responded to a leak caused when a construction crew hit a gas line.

The incident happened about 9 a.m. at Dearborn and Illinois, according to Fire Media Affairs. A Level I Hazardous Materials response was called, and traffic was rerouted as a result.

No additional details or reports of any injuries were available as of about 9:15 a.m.

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