Police: Gas leak shuts down N Tryon Street at 24th in uptown

FOX 46 Charlotte

A major road in uptown Charlotte is shut down Wednesday due to a gas leak, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police. 

Crews are working to repair the leak that occurred in the 2000 block N Tryon Street at 24th Street. 

FOX 46 Charlotte is at the scene where the fumes can be smelled from nearly two blocks away. Police tell FOX 46 a construction crew hit a gas line. Two buildings in the area have been evacuated as a precaution. 

CMPD said this will be an all day project and that N Tryon won't open anytime soon.