WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - George Anderson Drive is now fully open to all traffic.
According to the Wilmington Fire Department, the damaged pipe is not fully fixed, but the leak is now secured. Work will continue for the next several hours.
The road was closed between Breezewood Dr. and Carolina Beach Road and about 40 apartments in Breezewood lost access to gas when the pipe was damaged.
Crews were called to the scene at approximately 1:15 p.m.
Officials at the scene say workers digging in the area hit a gas pipe.