NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Market Street has reopened in both directions, after a gas leak affected the area.
New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies were on scene assisting New Hanover County fire services with the leak.
Traffic delays are expected in this area for an extended amount of time.
Several school bus routes from Laney High School, Trask and Noble Middle Schools, and Wilmington Early College High School have been diverted back to school because of the leak.
Students are being safely held at their schools and can be picked up there. Parents should contact their child's school with any questions.
The following routes have been affected:
Laney routes #128 (bus 338), 127 (bus 390), and 140 (bus 311)
Trask route #171 (bus 104)
Noble routes #150 (bus 293), 153 (bus 285)
WECHS route #4 (bus 333)