Update, 11:19 a.m.: Purvis said the situation is over and the street is now clear for traffic to pass through unimpeded.
Police officers out near Jefferson Street at Baltimore Avenue are serving as traffic control due to an apparent gas leak in the area, said Sgt. Chris Purvis.
Posts on the HOPE listserv indicate that work was done on a gas leak on Jefferson Street and that work likely has been completed.
Some residents mentioned smelling gas this morning. City street workers are looking into the incident.