Effective at 11:50AM April 21, 2010 Pleasant Street is closed to all traffic in both directions from Cross Street to Howard Street due to a gas main break. A construction crew working at the intersection of Pleasant and Myrtle Streets apparently ruptured an intermediate pressure gas main. Several residences in the area are also being evacuated at this time. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes, traffic on Main Street will be impacted by this emergency.
**Update from the scene, National Grid has capped off the gas main as of 1:55PM, traffic will be returning to normal shortly.