Temporary pipeline being built after major gas leak

ATLANTA (AP) – Colonial Pipeline announced it is beginning construction of a temporary pipeline that will bypass a leaking section of its main gasoline pipeline in Shelby County, Alabama.

Colonial gave no timetable Saturday as to when that bypass line would be completed or what path it would take, according to according to AL.com.

The company has acknowledged that between 252,000 gallons and 336,000 gallons of gasoline leaked from a pipeline near Helena, Alabama, since the spill was first detected Sept. 9.

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