Charles Boulevard reopens after natural gas leak next to ECU campus

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – A natural gas leak partially shut down a busy street that runs through the campus of East Carolina University.

Greenville Utilities spokesman Steve Hawley says they received the first report of a gas line cut in front of the Belk Building on Charles Boulevard at 2:50 p.m.

Hawley says their crews had the gas turned off within 10 minutes.

There was some road construction in the area, but it is not yet known if that was connected to the gas leak.

Charles Boulevard’s southbound lanes were shut down as a precaution near Oglesby Drive.

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