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Interstate 271 reopened after gas leak in Warrensville Heights

Posted at 11:11 AM, Nov 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-22 16:29:20-05

Interstate 271 was reopened in Warrensville Heights after a gas leak closed the highway for more than an hour Tuesday. 

The northbound lanes of I-271 were closed at Miles Road after a construction crew hit a high-pressure gas line, according to an Ohio Department of Transportation news release.

Motorists were being detoured onto I-480 west and can use Lee Road or Broadway Avenue to then access I-480 east to I-271 north.

The highway was reopened about 12:30 p.m.