VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A gas leak has closed the westbound lanes of the 1500 block of Laskin Road in Virginia Beach.
A spokesman for Virginia Natural Gas said they were notified at about 2:15 p.m. Monday that a third-party contractor damaged an underground natural gas line.
Virginia Natural Gas crews are on the scene working to make repairs. Police said in a tweet that the closure is expected to last several hours.
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