Gas leak near Mall Drive causes traffic shutdown

UPDATE (9:50 a.m.): Crews have closed off the gas line. Traffic can continue as normal according to Lt. Jim Bussell.

RAPID CITY, SD — The stretch of Mall Drive from North Lacrosse Street to Tish Boulevard is closed as crews work to close a gas leak in the area.

Authorities urge drivers to consider an alternate route until the area is declared safe.

The leak appears to have been caused when a construction crew struck a commercial gas line.

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