Alternating traffic on Westport street after gas leak

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A file photo of a Westport, Conn., police cruiser.

A file photo of a Westport, Conn., police cruiser.

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WESTPORT — A stretch of Hillspoint Road is closed Monday morning because of a gas leak, police said.

Just before 8:30 a.m., police said Hillspoint Road was closed between Compo Hill Avenue and Soundview Drive.

The closure was prompted by a gas leak, police said.

At 9:45 a.m., police said Hillspoint Road was open to alternating traffic between Compo Hill Avenue and Soundview Drive. Police said drivers should expect delays through the area.

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