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Gas line rupture closes Richardson’s Lake Road in Aiken

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Published: Dec. 22, 2020 at 5:43 PM EST
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AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - Due to a ruptured natural gas line, Richardson’s Lake Road was closed Tuesday evening between Wood Lake Drive and Waters Edge Drive.

There was no through traffic on Richardson’s Lake Road.

Aiken Public Safety officials said utility repair crews reported that repairs could take several hours.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and the South Carolina Department of Transportation were called to assist with establishing a route detour and the placement of barricades and appropriate traffic direction and signage.

Motorists were asked to avoid the area.

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