UPDATE: 1/8/2020 9:19 a.m.
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Atmos Energy said the gas leak has been repaired.
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — Atmos Energy crews worked to repair a gas leak on Tuesday. It happened at the intersection of McDowell Road and Belvedere Drive in Jackson.
Jackson Police closed the road nearby. Key Elementary and New Horizon Academy are located near the site. The Vice President of Public of Affairs for Mississippi, Robert Morgan, said were not needed. Police only let buses into the area.
Leaders with Atmos said the intersection is expected to reopen around 5:00 p.m.
There is no word on what may have caused the leak.