Gas leak forced closure of street outside Heinz Field

PITTSBURGH — A gas leak forced a road closure in Pittsburgh’s North Shore Monday morning.

Crews from Peoples Natural Gas were called about 8 a.m. to the area of Art Rooney Avenue and West General Robinson Street outside Heinz Field. Police and fire officials have also been called to the scene.

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The gas leak occurred when a construction crew hit a medium-pressure gas line, a Peoples Natural Gas spokesperson said. Crews were able to shut the gas off.

Art Rooney Avenue was closed between Reedsdale Street and North Shore Drive.