Update: Gas leak reported near Bridge Road and Bennetts Pasture in Suffolk now clear
Update: The gas leak is now all clear.
Crews are now on the scene of a gas leak at the intersection of Bridge Road and Bennetts Pasture Road in Suffolk.
A contractor had been performing work at that location and the police were notified that a gas line had been damaged at approximately 2:15 p.m. Columbia Gas is also on the scene.
Bennett’s Pasture Road northbound is currently shut down, and Rt. 17 southbound is currently shut down.
There is a u-turn in place at Rt. 17/Bennett’s Pasture Road to go back towards Lee Farm Lane.
The Bennett’s Creek Shoppes have been evacuated.
The Suffolk Public Schools’ bus garage has also been notified.