Gas leak closes part of West Franklin Street in Chapel Hill
Posted September 6, 2013 3:30 p.m. EDT
Updated September 6, 2013 3:54 p.m. EDT
Chapel Hill, N.C. — Parts of West Franklin and West Rosemary streets in Chapel Hill were closed briefly Friday afternoon because of a gas leak at a construction site.
Authorities did not say what caused the gas leak, which happened on West Rosemary Street shortly after 2 p.m. The roads reopened shortly before 4 p.m.
West Franklin Street was closed between Mallette and South Robertson streets. West Rosemary Street was closed between Church Street and Mitchell Lane. Some area businesses were also evacuated as a precaution.