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Gas leak closes 16th Street Bridge

Steven Adams | Tribune-Review
The David McCullough Bridge extends 16th Street across the Allegheny River. Saturday, March 21, 2015.

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Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, 6:42 p.m.
 

The 16th Street Bridge was closed on Friday night so crews could repair a natural gas leak along Smallman Street in the Strip District caused when a contractor struck a line.

The leak appeared to be coming from a main line along Smallman, said Scott Waitlevertch, a spokesman for Equitable Gas Co., adding that no customers were adversely affected.

Officials said work was expected to be completed by morning.

The 16th Street Bridge spans the Allegheny River to the North Side and carries about 15,000 vehicles a day, according to PennDOT data.

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