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Gas leak closes Jefferson Davis Highway in Chesterfield

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CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – A gas leak has closed lanes on Jefferson Davis Highway (Route 1) in Chesterfield County in both directions.

Officials say the leak will close the road between Merriewood Road and Sherbourne Road for approximately eight hours.

VDOT advises drivers to find alternate routes and avoid the area if possible.

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