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Crews fixing broken water main in McKeesport strike gas line

Jacob Tierney
| Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 6:12 a.m.
Crews working to repair a broken water main and gas line in McKeesport Tuesday, May 30, 2018.
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Crews working to repair a broken water main and gas line in McKeesport Tuesday, May 30, 2018.

Crews working to repair a broken water main in McKeesport struck an empty gas line early Wednesday, slowing repairs.

Peoples Natural Gas said no customers were without gas, and there was no leak. The empty line serviced a vacant property, and the break reported about 1:30 a.m. had been repaired.

The water main near 1700 Beech Street has been broken since Tuesday night.

Customers in the immediate vicinity are without water, and others nearby may have low water pressure, according to the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County, which services McKeesport.

Water repairs were expected to be completed by 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to the municipal authority.

Jacob Tierney is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-836-6646, jtierney@tribweb.com or via Twitter @Soolseem.

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