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Gas leak forces Hwy 92 closure at County D outside New Glarus

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UPDATE (WKOW) -- All lanes of traffic are now open, per Wisconsin DOT.


UPDATE (WKOW) -- A spokesperson for We Energies said the company expects the road to be reopened by Tuesday evening.


NEW GLARUS (WKOW) -- All lanes of traffic in both directions are closed on Hwy 92 in Green County after a gas leak early Tuesday morning, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.

According to the Belleville Fire Department, at approximately 8:30 a.m., road crews were digging to plant a new road sign when they struck a gas line. First responders informed nearby homeowners, but did not evacuate.

Representatives from We Energies are currently on site attempting to contain the leak.

There is no information currently on when the road will reopen.

Peter Culver

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