San Bruno construction resumes after gas leak scare

August 13, 2012 12:01:31 PM PDT
In San Bruno, construction work has resumed after a contractor accidently cut into a gas line earlier this month, causing a temporary neighborhood evacuation.

It happened at Earl Avenue and Glenview Drive on August 2. That's the same intersection where 8 people died and 38 homes were destroyed in 2010.

PG&E says the gas line was clearly marked, but Shaw Construction, the contractor hired by the city to install new water lines began digging with a backhoe instead of by hand as recommended.

The company has apologized and agreed to new oversight measures, including daily safety meetings.


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