Fox 5 Las Vegas News is reporting a gas leak this afternoon which caused the closure of Flamingo Road between Boulder Highway & Mountain Vista.

Construction crews are currently on site as of 2:41 PM to repair the gas line.

The leak was reported at 1:26 PM and there is no word when the line will be fixed.

Las Vegas residents are asked to take alternate routes and avoid that area.

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According to a spokesperson for Southwest Gas, a contractor hit a line while performing work in the area. Flamingo Road was reopened to traffic by 3:30 p.m. and the leak did not affect customers or prompt an evacuation. The leak was repaired before 4 p.m.