Gas leak blocks roads in Durham

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DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — 3:50 p.m. update

Dominion Energy released a statement on the status of a gas leak blocking roads in Durham:

“The flow of gas has been secured. Six natural gas customers have temporarily lost service and we will be working to have their service restored after we repair the damaged gas line.”

Durham crews are working to repair a gas leak that occurred Friday afternoon.

Police say the leak occurred on the 700 block of North Buchanan Boulevard.

Buchanan Boulevard is blocked between West Markham and Monmouth avenues. 

Motorists are asked to avoid the area if possible.

Dominion Energy released a statement on the gas leak:

“Dominion Energy crews are on site of a gas leak on North Buchanan Boulevard caused by a third-party working in the area. We are working to secure leak as quickly and safely as possible.” 

There was no word on when the roads will reopen.

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