Tiger Bend Road reopens after gas leak Wednesday afternoon
BATON ROUGE - Crews briefly shut down Tiger Bend Road due to a gas leak Wednesday afternoon.
According to the St. George Fire Department, crews found a pressure line leaking on Tiger Bend Road near Babin Road around 12:30 p.m.. A spokesperson says the leak was caused by a heavy excavator striking the line.
A HazMat crew was called to the scene, and the leak has since been repaired.
Traffic is being allowed to pass on the roadway once again.