Gas leak closes lanes on Jefferson Davis Highway, store evacuated

Gas leak closes lanes on Jefferson Davis Highway, store evacuated
Officials expect I-65 to be closed until around 11 p.m. Thursday. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - An outside gas leak has caused several lanes of Jefferson Davis Highway to close, police said on Saturday.

The southbound lanes of Jefferson Davis Highway are closed at the 3200 block, near Ruffin Road and Newhaven Drive. A nearby building was evacuated due to the leak.

Traffic will remain closed in the area until the leak is contained. The Department of Public Utilities is on scene.

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