Gas main break shuts down traffic in Carle Place on Westbury Avenue at Carle Place

A gas main break has shut down westbound traffic on Westbury Avenue at Carle Road in Carle Place.

Emergency crews are on the scene, but the

Emergency crews are on the scene, but the area is not being evacuated. (Credit: Chopper 12)

CARLE PLACE - A gas main break shut down westbound traffic on Westbury Avenue at Carle Road in Carle Place earlier today.

Officials say work was being done on the street when a worker hit a gas main with a backhoe.

According to National Grid, eight houses were impacted during that time. Repairs were made and the main was made safe at 10:15 a.m.

National Grid workers are now going house to house to do relighting on the homes affected.
 

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