Pascagoula road re-opens after gas leak - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Pascagoula road re-opens after gas leak

The Murphy Express gas station was closed, but the nearby Exxon station is still open.  (Photo source: WLOX) The Murphy Express gas station was closed, but the nearby Exxon station is still open. (Photo source: WLOX)
PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) -

After being shut down for more than a week, Chicot Road re-opened on Monday.

The road had been closed to traffic north of Highway 90 for the past nine days due to a gas leak. It re-opened after officials gave the all-clear.

The leak was detected after gasoline was found at a Jackson County Utility Authority lift station and the lines traced it to the area.

Most businesses in the area remained open during the road closure. Drivers were re-routed to service roads to access those businesses.

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