Gas leak blocks S. Saunders Street in both directions near I-40 in Wake County

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Thursday, April 6, 2017
South Saunders Street in Raleigh
South Saunders Street in Raleigh
Credit: North Carolina Department of Transportation

WAKE COUNTY, North Carolina (WTVD) -- South Saunders Street was blocked in both directions Thursday afternoon near I-40 because of a gas leak.

Crews made repairs and had the road reopened by 3:30 p.m.

Drivers were advised to avoid the area while crews worked to cap the leak.