Major gas leak in Opelika has been fixed

Major gas leak in Opelika has been fixed
(Source: Elizabeth White/WTVM)
(Source: Elizabeth White/WTVM)
(Source: Elizabeth White/WTVM)
(Source: Elizabeth White/WTVM)

OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) - A major gas leak located in the 3300 block of Pepperell Parkway in Opelika has been fixed.

On Wednesday, Opelika police confirmed there was a gas leak near the 3300 block of Pepperell  Parkway, near the Pizza Hut in Opelika. Capt. Shane Healey says work crews had hit a high pressure main. He says it was a dangerous situation.

The City of Opelika released a statement on Wednesday saying:

There is a major GAS LEAK on PEPPERELL PARKWAY between the 3300 and 3400 block (CLOSE TO TRIPLE G MUFFLER!)

  • Gas crews and City officials are on the scene
  • AT LEAST ONE LANE IS BLOCKED
  • If you can, avoid this area!!!
  • Will have follow up information shortly.

The gas leak is now clear according to Opelika officials.

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