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TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of Independence Blvd. closed due to gas leak

According to the Wilmington Fire Department, Independence Blvd. is closed between River Road...
According to the Wilmington Fire Department, Independence Blvd. is closed between River Road and Carolina Beach Road.(Wilmington Fire Department)
Updated: May. 6, 2021 at 1:39 PM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - A portion of Independence Blvd. in Wilmington has closed in both direction Thursday afternoon due to a gas leak.

According to the Wilmington Fire Department, Independence Blvd. is closed between River Road and Carolina Beach Road.

A WFD spokesperson said at 2 p.m. that Piedmont Gas expects it to be about four hours before the leak is fixed.

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