Part of River Road closed due to gas leak in New Hanover County

Gas leak (Photo: MGN Online)

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A portion of River Road in New Hanover County is closed due to a gas leak.

The Wilmington Fire Department posted on Twitter at 1:20 p.m. that River Road to Carolina Beach Road was closed in both directions.

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Piedmont National Gas is at the scene and says it may take up to four hours before the road can reopen.

You’re asked to take an alternate route.