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Gas leak reported in Durham

Posted September 9, 2020 8:11 p.m. EDT
Updated September 9, 2020 8:12 p.m. EDT

A major street in Durham was blocked on Wednesday afternoon after a gas leak.

Roxboro Road at William Penn Plaza was shutdown in both directions because of a gas line break.

The break was caused by an excavator working in the area.

A spokesperson for Dominion Energy said the leaked was capped at 7 p.m.

The road was expected to be closed until midnight., according to Dominion Energy.

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