Norcross Traffic Snarl: Gas Leak Prompts Lane Closures on Buford Highway

January 24, 2024
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🚦 The Gist: Norcross faces traffic disruptions due to a gas leak at Buford Highway and Beaver Ruin Road, causing several lane closures.

🚧 The Details: Atlanta Gas Light has detected a gas leak at a busy intersection. Affected areas include:

  • Limited southbound access on Buford Highway/Beaver Ruin Road.
  • Closure of the right turn lane from Beaver Ruin Road northbound.
    The repair work is expected to last 2 to 3 days, impacting local traffic significantly.

πŸ“Š By The Numbers:

  • 1 open southbound lane on Buford Highway/Beaver Ruin Road
  • 2 left turn lanes open onto Beaver Ruin Road
  • 1 right turn lane closed on Beaver Ruin Road
  • 2 to 3 days estimated for repair duration

🌐 In Context: Gas leaks are hazardous and necessitate immediate action, including road closures, to ensure public safety and facilitate repairs.

⚠️ Why It Matters: This incident affects daily commutes, disrupts schedules, and impacts local businesses, requiring residents to seek alternative routes.

πŸ”„ What You Can Do: Residents and commuters should plan alternate routes and expect delays in their travel time.

πŸ” What’s Next?: Updates regarding the repair progress and traffic advisories will be issued as the situation evolves.

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