Traffic

Gas leak closes US-70 in Durham

Posted June 7, 2018 8:10 p.m. EDT
Updated June 7, 2018 11:06 p.m. EDT

— 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.