UPDATE:

The Thruway is reopened between exits 23 and 24 after a construction accident involving a gas line.

New York State DOT is reporting that the Thruway is closed between exits 23 and 24 and the Times Union reports that it is due to a possible ruptured gas line. YNN reports that the accident is related to construction work being done on the interstate. The road closed around 11A today and is expected to be closed for up to four hours. Area homes are being evacuated. Some media have reported that there was some sort of explosion but no details confirming that are available

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We will keep you updated as this story develops.