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Maryland Parkway reopened after damage to natural gas pipeline

Updated November 6, 2018 - 3:20 pm

A road closed near UNLV on Tuesday afternoon because of damage to a natural gas pipeline has been reopened.

A third party contractor hit the line just after noon at Cottage Grove Avenue and Maryland Parkway, according to Stephen Miller, a spokesman for Southwest Gas Corp.

Drivers were advised to avoid the area as southbound lanes of Maryland Parkway were closed while repairs were being made. Miller confirmed at about 3:15 p.m. that the road was reopened, though crews were still working on repairs in the area.

Gas in the area also was shut off during the repairs.

Contact Rio Lacanlale at rlacanlale@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Follow @riolacanlale on Twitter. Review-Journal staff writer Katelyn Newberg contributed to this report.

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