Gas leak stopped, Sullivan Rd. opened after incident Friday.
CENTRAL – A gas leak closed a busy Central highway Friday.
Sullivan was closed between Wax and Hooper around 2 o'clock Friday afternoon. There was heavy congestion in the area.
Authorities said a gas main was busted and the gas company was working to contain the situation.
Witnesses said they could smell a gassy odor in the air.
There were no public health concerns, though.
The gas leak was stopped and Sullivan was opened again around 3:45 Friday afternoon.
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