Parts of the U.S. Government are closed. However, because the information this site provides is necessary to protect life and property, it will be updated and maintained during the Federal Government shutdown. For critical weather information, please visit To learn more, see
Skip to content

Ruptured Natural Gas Line, Belle Isle, MI

Detroit, MI | 2018-Nov-29

Initial Notification: On the evening of November 29, 2018, USCG Detroit notified SSC of a ruptured natural gas pipeline located along the southwestern side of the MacArthur Bridge. The DTE gas main is 6" in diameter and has a max discharge potential of 1,000,000 cubic feet over a 4-5 hour period. USCG is requesting plume modeling and fate and effects.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Natural Gas
Total amount at risk of spill: 28316.8466 cubic meters
Latitude (approximate): 42° 20.51′ North
Longitude (approximate): 82° 59.90′ West