Traffic being directed away from lower Bridgeport Ave. due to gas break

Police and fire personnel are turning traffic away from a part of lower Bridgeport Avenue where there is a gas line break on Wednesday morning.

The call came in at 10:38 a.m. and emergency crews are on site now. There is an odor of gas in the immediate area.

The break is in front of the Duchess restaurant at 883 Bridgeport Ave., which is across the street from the Stop & Shop.

Emergency personnel at the scene said they are waiting for gas company representatives to arrive to fix the leak.