Natural gas leak closes Park Avenue for 13 hours

A natural gas leak closed Park Avenue for 13 hours Sunday between North Atherton Street and Burrowes Street, State College police said.

Police became aware of the problem early Sunday morning due to an odor of natural gas and closed the street at about 2 a.m. The street reopened at about 3:30 p.m. after the problem was fixed.

Westbound traffic was being diverted at Allen Street.