Emergency Repairs to Gas Line Complete

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – At approximately 2:49 p.m. the Gas Department received a report of a gas leak in South Port Avenue and Nimitz Street. According to City officials, a contractor was excavating for a water line replacement when a gas line was hit.

The Corpus Christi Fire Department was called to assist and take air readings. Gas and Water crews isolated the gas line to make necessary repairs. One lane of traffic on Port Avenue was restricted while repairs were made.

Traffic has been fully restored, and permanent repairs to the gas line are underway. No injuries have been reported.