Lanes along Great Bridge Boulevard reopen after gas leak

Dominion Blvd. and Great Bridge Blvd. (WAVY/Chris Omahen)

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — All lanes along Great Bridge Boulevard have reopened after officials say a contractor hit a gas line with a backhoe, Monday.

Capt. Scott Saunders with Chesapeake Fire says crews were dispatched to Dominion Boulevard and Great Bridge Boulevard, around 11:30 a.m. Saunders said a Burger King in the area was temporarily evacuated.

Saunders said a Burger King in the area was temporarily evacuated and lanes along Great Bridge Boulevard, between Fernwood Farms and Dominion Boulevard, were closed while crews made repairs.

All lanes reopened shortly before 3 p.m.


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