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Route 31 reopened after gas main leak

Route 31 south of Algonquin has reopened following gas main leak that partially blocked traffic earlier in the day.

Southbound Route 31 traffic was diverted west onto Edgewood Drive, according to a Nixle alert the village of Algonquin sent at 10:15 a.m. Monday.

According to Kane County Sheriff Chief Deputy Patrick Gengler, the Nicor line took most of the day to repair, but roads were reopened as of 5 p.m. Monday.

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