Southbound South Westnedge Ave at Howard Street is closed due to a natural gas leak. S. Westnedge is opened back at the one way split for S. Westnedge and S. Park Street. Northbound Park Street is not affected and open to regular traffic.
On 7/26/19 at approximately 10:40 am, a construction crew working in the area struck a natural gas line causing a gas leak. No injuries reported. Consumers Energy was notified and is on scene at this time. South Westnedge is shut down to vehicular and pedestrian traffic until the repair is completed.
An updated press release will be sent once the roadway is back open.
Authority of Lt. Scott VanderEnde
Date: July 26th, 2019
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Parkway, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Matt Huber, Operations Division, 337-8140