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I-270 Reopens After Gas Main Break, One Lane Open On Clarksburg Road

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Construction crews hit a 6-inch gas line while digging July 11, shutting down Interstate-270 during evening rush hour.
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Construction crews hit a 6-inch gas line while digging July 11, shutting down Interstate-270 during evening rush hour.

Authorities shut down the highway between Route 109 to Father Hurley Boulevard during the evening rush hour Monday after a construction crew that was digging near the Clarksburg Road exit ramp struck a 6-inch gas main.

Although the highway has reopened in both directions, only one lane of Clarksburg Road getting by between Frederick Road and I-270. The right lane and the exit ramp to the highway from Clarksburg Road are still blocked

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