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Damaged Gas Line Closes Part of North Main Street in Madisonville

A portion of N. Main St. in Madisonville, Kentucky, was closed on Tuesday after a gas line was struck and damage.

Posted: Sep 15, 2020 2:55 PM
Updated: Sep 15, 2020 11:24 PM

Update: As of 4:39 p.m. CDT, Kentucky Transporation Cabinet District 2 said the stretch of N. Main St. that was closed is now reopened.

Kentucky Transporation Cabinet District 2 reports a gas main has been struck on N. Main St. in Madisonville on Tuesday.

Due to the damaged gas line, a portion of N. Main St has been closed.

On Facebook, The City of Madisonville, KY, said the road closure spanned from Arby's to Captain D's along N. Main St, and that it would last approximately three hours.

KYTC says the gas line was struck in front of Mandarin House, south of the intersection with KY 281.

Crews will be on-scene setting up detour signs.

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Just another day in paradise. Temperatures surged back into the low 70's for the first time in a week and a half and with southerly winds finally returning to the region, more warmth is on the way for the Tri-State. In fact, this evening looks nothing short of absolutely gorgeous across the area - by dinnertime we'll have fallen back down to 71°, but only as low as 58° by 10PM. So, if you have plans out and about this evening, all you may need will be a sweatshirt. We'll also remain relatively mild early Saturday morning, especially when you compare Saturday morning's anticipated low of 48° to previous mornings earlier in the week. Brrr.
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