Colonial Pipeline restarted the flow of gasoline through Line 1 in Shelby County, AL.

Line 1 shut down Sept. 9 after more than 300,000 gallons of gasoline leaked from the pipe. Crews built a bypass to move fuel around the leak site, and the bypass ended up completed earlier this week.

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The company said they expect it to take several days for the fuel deliver supply chain to return back to normal. They said there may still be some intermittent service interruptions at markets served by Colonial Pipeline.

“Colonial continues to move as much gasoline, diesel and jet fuel as possible and will continue to do so as markets return to normal,” the company said.

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The company will continue to excavate and remove the damaged section of the pipeline to investigate the cause of the accident. 

Colonial said over 800 people were on site to help them restart the gasoline line in the past 24 hours.

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