As of 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Duckworth Road is open for traffic after a gas leak in the area was repaired.
Earlier in the afternoon, Gulfport Police asked residents to stay away from an area on Duckworth Road between Tara Hills and Twin Drive because of a gas leak.
According to the Gulfport Police Department’s Twitter account, which posted information about the leak at about 2:05 p.m., the gas leak was caused by a “construction related event.”
At 3:22 p.m., police tweeted there were injuries or evacuations, and that Centerpoint Energy was on site working to fix the leaking gas pipe. The tweet said the leak was caused by a home construction crew coming into contact with a gas pipe.