COCKEYSVILLE, Md. - A portion of York Road is shut down due to a 4 inch gas main leak in Cockeysville.
BGE is at the scene of the ruptured gas main located at the intersection of York Road and Ashland Road. York Road is shut down between White Avenue and Ashland Road.
Baltimore County police spokeswoman Elise Armacost said businesses and homes within a quarter mile radius of the leak were evacuated for safety.
Police say traffic will be disrupted for several hours while repairs are being made. Repairs were expected to take about three hours.