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Natural gas leak in Kernersville causes traffic backup on Business 40

KERNERSVILLE, N.C. -- A natural gas leak caused traffic issues on Business 40 in Kernersville Monday evening, according to Kernersville police.

The leak is in the 800 block of South Main Street.

Off ramps to South Main Street from Business 40 were closed, causing a backup. The ramps have reopened.

As of 9 p.m. Monday, a portion of South Main Street is still closed as Piedmont Natural Gas crews work on repairing the line.

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