Virginia Beach road back open following gas leak

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- Lynnhaven Parkway is back open, following a gas leak that shut down an entire section of the Virginia Beach road on Wednesday.

According to dispatch, construction crews hit a gas line shortly after 11:30 a.m. in the 5000 block of Lynnhaven Parkway, causing the leak.

Nearby homes in the vicinity of Lynnhaven Parkway and Indian River Road were evacuated as a precaution.

Virginia Natural Gas crews made repairs to the line, and on Thursday morning, Virginia Beach Police tweeted that all lanes of Lynnhaven Parkway were back open.

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