US 70 reopens in Garner after gas leak

Posted September 12, 2019 9:16 a.m. EDT
Updated September 12, 2019 3:13 p.m. EDT

— A gas leak closed a portion of U.S. Highway 70 in Garner for the last stretch of the Thursday morning commute.

Before 8:45 a.m., the westbound lanes of U.S. 70 were closed between McCormick Street and Timber Drive.

A spokesperson for Dominion Energy said a gas line was struck by third-party workers unaffiliated with Dominion. By 9:30 a.m., the flow of gas had been secured.

The road reopened by 10:15 a.m.

Sky 5 video showed emergency responders at the scene working to secure the leak.