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updated: 2/14/2014 3:51 PM

Rte 59 and Liberty St. intersection reopens after gas leak

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The intersection of Route 59 and Liberty Street in Aurora reopened about 2:30 p.m. Friday.

A natural gas leak caused officials to close the intersection for about four hours as crews investigated and repaired the problem.

Aurora spokesman Dan Ferrelli said the leak was caused by a construction crew working near the intersection around 10:30 a.m. Friday.

Nicor officials were not immediately available to comment on the leak.

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