Franklin Street reopens after gas leak

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WNCN) – A gas leak closed a portion of East Franklin Street in downtown Chapel Hill Monday morning, according to town officials.

The source was located and shut off before 9:30 a.m., officials said.

The road was closed between Columbia and Henderson streets. The lead was reported just after 7:30 a.m.

Dominion Energy arrived on scene at about 8 a.m., officials said.

The 100 block of East Franklin Street was closed in both directions, per a 9 a.m. update.

There was no estimated time as to when the leak would be fixed.

CBS 17 will update this story as more information is released.

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