Businesses have been evacuated and roads closed, due to a major gas leak in North Albury this afternoon.
The incident has occurred at the intersection of Thurgoona Drive and Travelstop Way, where major road works are underway on a new roundabout.
Locals reporting an excavator may have cut a gas line, with businesses forced to shut down and evacuate.
Several Fire trucks also on hand, including 2 Hazmat crews.
The road has been closed from Wagga Road through to the Hume Freeway, impacting on traffic movements into Thurgoona. Catherine Crescent has also been affected.
Motorists are being urged to avoid the area.