Portion of SR 135 in Greenwood reopens following gas line rupture

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GREENWOOD, Ind. (WISH) — A portion of State Road 135 in open again after being closed as authorities worked to manage a gas line rupture.

Greenwood police issued a statement regarding the rupture, which took place at Meridian Oaks Drive near SR 135,  just after 5:15 p.m. Thursday, calling it the result of crews digging in the area.

State Road 135 was closed between Main Street and Meridian Oaks Drive for just over two hours. According to Johnson County dispatch, no evacuation of nearby buildings was needed.

According to Greenwood Assistant Police Chief Matthew Fillenwarth, the gas to the ruptured pipeline has been shut off, affecting nearby businesses only. Repairs to the pipeline will continue throughout the night.

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