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U.S. 64 In Apex Reopened After Gas Leak Repair

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APEX, N.C. — The state Department of Transportation reopened all lanes in both directions of U.S. 64 in Apex after a natural gas leak in the area was repaired Wednesday afternoon.

U.S. 64 was closed between North Salem Street/Davis Drive and Lake Pine Drive through the early afternoon hours as crews worked to stop the leak.

Officials said that residual delays were expected on U.S. 1 as traffic flow resumes. The following detours were suggested:

  • U.S. 64 East to North Salem Street to Old Raleigh Road/Lake Pine Drive back to U.S. 64 East.
  • U.S. 64 West to Lake Pine Drive/Old Raleigh Road to North Salem Street back to U.S. 64.
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