The Washington Post

Gas leak closes portion of road in Germantown

Montgomery County Police said a portion of Seneca Meadows Parkway in Germantown is closed this morning because construction crews hit a gas line.

Workers are building a new Wegman’s grocery store in the area and the gas line began to leak after it was struck. Police said Washington Gas crews are on the scene working to fix the problem.

The incident happened just after 7 a.m. and authorities said part of the road would will remain closed until 9:30 a.m.

Few traffic delays were reported in the area.

Dana Hedgpeth is a Post reporter, working the early morning, reporting on traffic, crime and other local issues.

The Freddie Gray case

Please provide a valid email address.

You’re all set!

Campaign 2016 Email Updates

Please provide a valid email address.

You’re all set!

Get Zika news by email

Please provide a valid email address.

You’re all set!
Comments
Show Comments

To keep reading, please enter your email address.

You’ll also receive from The Washington Post:
  • A free 6-week digital subscription
  • Our daily newsletter in your inbox

Please enter a valid email address

I have read and agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Please indicate agreement.

Thank you.

Check your inbox. We’ve sent an email explaining how to set up an account and activate your free digital subscription.