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Gas leak fixed, Parham Road, I-64 ramp reopen

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UPDATE: Repairs to the gas line are complete, according to Henrico Police. All roadways are open and have returned to normal traffic flow.

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- A gas leak that shutdown southbound Parham Road as well as the ramps from I-64 Sunday night is expected to impact drivers through the Monday morning commute.

Additionally, Henrico Police said the leak is responsible for the following road closures:

  • Parham Road southbound at Mayland Road – road closed
  • English Hills Drive to Parham Road southbound – road closed
  • The exit ramp from I-64 west to Parham Road Southbound – closed.
  • The exit ramp from I-64 east to Parham Road – only southbound traffic being allowed to access Parham Road

"Authorities from Richmond City Gas are on scene and are actively attempting to locate the leak so that they may make the necessary repairs," Lt. Richard Cosby with Henrico Police said. "At this time Richmond Gas anticipates that the road closures could extend beyond rush hour traffic in the morning."

VDOT warned drivers to expected delays.

Drivers were urged to use alternate routes since Cosby said that would help crews in expediting their work.