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Gas leak closes US-70 in Durham

A gas leak closed U.S. Highway 70 between Holloway Street and Lynn Road in Durham Thursday afternoon.

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Gas leak closes US-70 in Durham
By
Hannah Webster
, WRAL.com editor
DURHAM, N.C. — A gas leak closed U.S. Highway 70 between Holloway Street and Lynn Road in Durham Thursday afternoon.

Emergency response teams, including a HAZMAT team from the City of Durham, were called to the scene around 4 p.m.

No one was injured in the incident. The City of Durham Fire Department will be monitoring the situation until all repairs are completed.

The road is expected to open around 2 a.m. Friday.

Drivers are encouraged to take an alternate route if possible.

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