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US 74 Bus. closed in Rockingham due to gas leak

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ROCKINGHAM — Drivers through the town’s main strip are being detoured due to a ruptured gas line.

According to Rockingham Fire Chief Harold Isler, construction crews struck a gas line at the site of the future Chick-Fil-A, at the corner of E. Broad Avenue (U.S. 74 Bus.) and John Street.

The road is currently blocked between Walnut and Pickett streets.

Isler said there is no fire and no reported injuries, and added that Piedmont Natural Gas is on the scene working to repair the line.

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The repair is estimated to take about an hour and a half, Isler said, and the road will be reopened when finished.