SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – UPDATE: Highway 80 at Haslam Avenue has been reopened after a gas leak Wednesday.
Savannah Fire Rescue confirmed in a tweet Thursday that the leak was fixed and the road was reopened around 2 a.m. Thursday morning.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Highway 80 at Haslam Avenue is closed due to a gas leak, according to the Savannah Police Department. Closures are expected to be in place throughout Wednesday afternoon.
Savannah Fire Rescue tweeted that the leak is a result of construction in the area. “Because of the depth of the damaged, 4-inch steel gas main at Hwy 80 and Haslam Avenue, repairs are expected to take three hours or more,” the department wrote.
Highway 80 is blocked off from SR 25 to 3rd Street in Garden City. Drivers are urged to avoid the area.
Arby’s and Title pawn at Highway 80 and Haslam Avenue are both closed for the time being.
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