HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Huntsville Utilities’ Natural Gas Operations will close a portion of California Street Thursday morning for service line maintenance.

Starting at 8:30 a.m., the northbound lane of California Street from Westmoreland Avenue to Longwood Drive will be closed. Crews are expected to be working in the area until around 11 a.m.

The utility company is asking drivers to avoid the area if possible or use extreme caution if they are unable to avoid the area while workers are present.

Drivers should expect shifting traffic pattern and possible delays in the area until the work is complete, according to utility officials.

For questions or concerns, you can reach out to Huntsville Utilities by calling 256-535-1200 or by visiting their website here.