Leak from high-pressure gas line reported at Castle Rock construction site

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — A high-pressure gas line leak at a construction site closed Meadows Boulevard in both directions near Cherokee Drive on MOnday, according to officials with the Town of Castle Rock.

Meadows Boulevard was closed at Painthorse Drive and the western intersection of Butterfield Crossing Drive, officials said. Traffic is being sent around the Meadows Boulevard loop the other way for residential access.

Castle Rock Fire and Rescue has responded to the scene.

Students at Castle Rock Middle School who normally walk home were kept at the school until parents could pick them up or the school could confirm they wouldn’t be walking through the impacted area.