Natural gas leak near parking garage is resolved; the area is all clear
(10 a.m. update) Virginia Tech Police report the gas leak situation near the Signature Engineering Building is resolved and the area is all clear.
The parking garage is now open.
(9:40 a.m. update) Utility workers have shut off the gas leak.
(9:15 a.m.) Virginia Tech Police is asking the university community to avoid the area between Perry Street and Price Fork Road, specifically near the new parking garage and the Signature Engineering Building construction site.
Contractors working today struck a natural gas line and the utility company is working to repair the leak.
Currently the parking deck is closed and will remain closed while workers repair the leaking gas line.
Thank you in advance for your cooperation and assistance.
Updates can be found on the university homepage, www.vt.edu.