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.
BRPD searching for suspects targeting and shooting police units
Club patrons won't let storms stop their fun
Nakamoto: Emails show State Police looked at ways to limit liability after...
More people adopting 'do it yourself' mentality as neighbors help clear drainage...
Thieves spotted stealing packages in Livingston Parish neighborhood