ELDERSBURG, Md. - Route 26 in the area of Johnsville Road was closed due to a gas line break Thursday morning.
Police say Route 26 was closed in both directions due to the rupture. Alternate traffic patters were established.
The preliminary information has revealed that a construction crew was working at the Royal Farms store when they struck a 5-inch gas line with heavy equipment.
No injuries were reported, and no explosion occurred.
Officials with BGE say no customers were affected.