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VIDEO: Grangemouth road expected to re-open after gas leak

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A road closed for repair after a gas pipe in Grangemouth was fractured is expected to re-open this weekend.

Part of the Forth Clyde Way off Glensburgh Road 
has been shut since December 7 following the incident involving a medium-pressure gas pipe the previous Saturday.

Around 20 homes were evacuated for most of the day and the off ramp at Junction 6 of the M9 was closed for 
several hours.

A specialist team of gas engineers has continued to work on the repair, closing 150 metres of Forth Clyde Way.

A free shuttle bus has been running from Grangemouth Old Town to Grangemouth Charing Cross, and diversions have been in place.

A spokesperson for Scotia Gas Network said: “We expect the work to be completed later in the day on 
Friday,

“After that, resurfacing works will have to be carried out on the road, but the road should be re-opened over the weekend.”

 

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