Monument Avenue reopens after gas leak

UPDATE: Monument Avenue has reopened in both directions and the scene is clear.


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Monument Avenue is closed in both directions near Willow Lawn as crews work to repair a gas leak.

According to the Department of Public Utilities, a natural gas line was struck in the 4900 block of Monument Ave near Staples Mill Road.

It is unclear at this time how long the repairs will disrupt traffic.

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