Rt. 44 in Avon reopened following gas main break

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AVON — Route 44 in Avon has reopened following a gas main break Wednesday afternoon.

Officials said the break happened between Climax Road and 290 West Main Street around 1 p.m. The road is closed in both directions from 300 West Main St. to West Avon Road (Route 167.)

Officials say there have been some evacuations in the area.

Avangrid/CNG officials said a major trunk line was cut by contractor doing construction work.

This is a developing story.

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