UPDATE: Gas line break forces University Hospital to temporarily close operating rooms

Wednesday, June 25, 2008 | 2:40 p.m. CDT; updated 12:09 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

COLUMBIA — Construction crews cut a 2-inch natural gas line with a backhoe while working on a steam tunnel at the corner of Monk Drive and Hospital Drive at 8:17 Wednesday morning.