Northbound Interstate 45 Reopens in Hutchins After Gas Leak

A gas leak forced officials to close the northbound lanes of Interstate 45 in Hutchins for about two hours Monday afternoon.

The roadway was closed at about 2 p.m. Monday and Hutchins police detoured drivers east at Dowdy Ferry Road. The southbound lanes remained open to traffic throughout the afternoon.

As of 4:30 p.m., all northbound lanes were reopened to traffic.

No further details about the leak have been confirmed.

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