Construction crews strike gas line in Lockhart

Gas leak on Medina Street in Lockhart on July 13, 2017. (Caldwell County Office of Emergency Management)
Gas leak on Medina Street in Lockhart on July 13, 2017. (Caldwell County Office of Emergency Management)

CALDWELL COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — Texas Gas has finished repairing a gas leak in Lockhart after a construction crew struck the line Thursday morning.

The Caldwell County Office of Emergency Management says the leak occurred around 9:30 a.m. on Medina Street near Bowie Street. Residents in the 900-1000 block of Medina Street were asked to shelter in place for a short period of time before crews were able to cap the leak around 11:30 a.m.

Medina Street was blocked for several hours are crews worked to repair the pipe, which was complete just before 3 p.m.

 

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