Gas Line Rupture Forces Closure Of PCH In Malibu

MALIBU ( — Both directions of Pacific Coast Highway in the 2220 block were shut down Thursday due to a gas leak, the California Highway Patrol said.

KNX 1070’s Pete Demetriou reports a natural gas line located between Sweetwater Mesa and Carbon Canyon in Malibu was ruptured around 9:36 a.m.

A public works employee ran over a high pressure gas main, according to officials.

Authorities evacuated two homes as a precaution.

PCH was reopened at 11:20 a.m. after the leak was repaired.

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