Burbank Drive reopens after construction equipment ruptures gas line
BATON ROUGE - A stretch of Burbank Drive was closed Thursday afternoon due to a gas leak.
DOTD says the roadways was closed off around 4:30 p.m. between Bluebonnet Boulevard and Highland Road because of the incident. The St. George Fire Department says the incident was caused by construction equipment striking a natural gas line under development.
Burbank Drive is closed from Bluebonnet Boulevard to Highland Road due to a gas leak. Congestion is approaching one mile. Motorists are advised to use an alternate route.— Baton Rouge Traffic (@BR_Traffic) May 28, 2020
The fire department says leak posed no danger to the public.
The roadway was reopened shortly before 6 p.m.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Tiger fans have mixed emotions about tailgating during the pandemic
Researchers find pandemic's impact on mental health, chronic health conditions beyond virus
LSU reconsidering plans for virtual commencement after student backlash
Alcohol sales return to Tiger Stadium for LSU's second home game Saturday
La. legislature files petition to end governor's COVID restrictions