Saanich Police were directing traffic at the intersection of McKenzie Avenue and Patricia Bay Highway Sunday afternoon following a gas leak. The gas leak closed down to down McKenzie Avenue westbound. Wolf Depner/News Staff

Saanich Police were directing traffic at the intersection of McKenzie Avenue and Patricia Bay Highway Sunday afternoon following a gas leak. The gas leak closed down to down McKenzie Avenue westbound. Wolf Depner/News Staff

McKenzie Avenue in Saanich open to traffic following gas leak

Traffic is once again flowing on McKenzie Avenue following a gas leak.

The gas leak closed all east and west-bound traffic between Douglas Street and Saanich Road Sunday afternoon. The closure went into effect at around 4 p.m. and ended just after 5 p.m.

Saanich Fire Department along with B.C. Fortis responded to the scene of the leak.