Lane of traffic closed on Burlington Street after gas leak discovery in Iowa City

IOWA CITY, Iowa (KWWL) – Officials with the City of Iowa City say the outside eastbound lane of traffic in the 20 block of West Burlington Street is closed for a gas leak repair, and is expected to remain closed through the Friday morning commute.

The gas leak was discovered Thursday, just east of Burlington Street’s intersection with South Madison Street. According to city officials, the leak was located south of the University of Iowa College of Education, near the UI Campus and Recreation Center. Repair efforts are currently underway, and the road is expected to completely reopen at some point on Friday. In the meantime, city officials ask for commuters to use caution and expect delays Friday.

KWWL Staff

KWWL Staff

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