Stretch of Rt. 116 shut down for gas leak - ABC6 - Providence, RI and New Bedford, MA News, Weather

Stretch of Rt. 116 shut down for gas leak

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By: ABC6 News Staff

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A busy section of Route 116 has been shut down from Lincoln to Smithfield because of a gas leak. Drivers along George Washington Highway are being re-routed.

Police say the road will remain closed for several hours as crews work to fix the problem. They expected it to re-open around 9 PM.

The gas leak was reported around 1 PM.

National Grid is on the scene.

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