Road shut down after gas line struck in Mississauga

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A road is partially closed due to a gas line incident in Mississauga. 

Peel police say Cawthra Road has been shut down in both directions from Atwater Dr to Lakeshore Rd. E. due to construction crews striking a gas line. 

Police are on scene assisting with traffic. 

Residents are asked to avoid the area. 

A call regarding the incident came in around 10:30 am. 

UPDATE: 

Police say this will be a “lengthy closure,” anticipated to last three-to-four hours. Police say the line that was struck is part of a supply line to the area.

Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services is also on scene. 

Pedestrians are drivers are reminded to avoid the area. 

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