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Gas leak closes portions of Atlantic, Pacific Avenues at Oceanfront

Several blocks around Atlantic Avenue and Pacific Avenue are closed due to a gas leak at the Oceanfront.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Police have barred traffic at parts of the Oceanfront as crews work to cap a gas leak.

Virginia Beach Police tweeted about the leak at 3:45 p.m. Friday.

They reported that Atlantic Avenue from 22nd to 25th Streets and Pacific Avenue from 23rd to 25th Streets is closed until crews can get the leak under control.

Those stretches of road are expected to remain closed for two hours. No other details have been released at this time, including what triggered the leak.