St. Charles Road is currently closed from Main St to Elizabeth St due to a gas leak. The leak was caused by construction work related to the downtown sidewalk project. Nicor is currently on the scene and working to fix the leak.
As a safety precaution, all businesses and residents located in the area of St. Charles Rd between Main St and Park Ave from Orchard Terrace to Michael McGuire Dr have been evacuated. Police are asking individuals to remain out of the area until further notice.
An update will be shared once the area is cleared and the road is reopened.