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Gas leak in Clayton shuts down part of US-70

Posted July 2


— A natural gas leak temporarily shut down a segment of US-70 Business on Sunday near the Wake and Johnston County line.

Around 2 a.m., officials responded to the incident at 4725 Guy Road. Officials with PSNC said it's not clear what caused the leak.

A stretch of the highway was closed for a couple of hours as crews made repairs.


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  • Craig Elliott Jul 2, 12:04 p.m.
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    There's a LNG pumping station just 1/4 mile from that intersection, and WRAL reported this as if it were simply a leaky stove.

    You missed the story, guys!

  • Adia Phorous Jul 2, 9:39 a.m.
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    It's now 9:37 AM on Sunday. Did the incident happen at 2 AM, or 2 PM on Saturday?