Wilshire Gas Leak

Crews repairing the gas leak along Wilshire Boulevard. (photo credit: CBSlocal.com)
Crews repairing the gas leak along Wilshire Boulevard. (photo credit: CBSlocal.com)

Life along Wilshire Boulevard between La Brea and Highland was disrupted yesterday morning as crews worked to repair a small underground gas leak. The leak was caused by an MTA crew working on utility relocation in advance of the Purple Line Extension.

The incident happened around 12:30a Wednesday at Orange and Wilshire. Eastbound traffic along Wilshire Boulevard was closed off and some businesses and residents were evacuated – including the Hancock Park Veterinary Clinic. Repairs were complete by 9am.

Read more:

CBS Local – Crews Repair Damaged Gas Line in Mid-Wilshire District

 

 

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Mary has lived in the Hancock Park area for over 20 years - including homes in Larchmont Village and Windsor Square. Mary has lived in some great places in her life - but none compare to the convenience and majesty of our neighborhood. For Mary, the neighborhood has been a wonderful home to her large, extended family...at one time she had family members living on seven different Hancock Park area blocks! Larchmont Buzz is a labor of love - built to celebrate the neighborhood and to elevate the conversation in the area.

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