Some lanes reopen following gas line incident on Route 29 Business in Madison Heights
AMHERST COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: Northbound lanes are back open, with southbound restricted to one lane. Lakeview Drive has also reopened.
The closure is expected to last until Wednesday.
A gas line was cut by a contractor during work on an improvement project.
EARLIER: All lanes of U.S. Route 29 Business are closed near Lakeview Drive in Madison Heights.
VDOT says emergency crews are on the scene of an incident involving a gas line.
The Amherst County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post there is a gas leak and asked drivers to find alternate routes. Lakeview Drive is directly across from the Madison Heights Hardee’s restaurant.
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