Gas leak causes street closures near downtown

The leak started around 12:30 p.m. near 8th and K St. 
Traffic Backup

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) —  Some streets are closed near downtown Lincoln as crews work to repair a gas leak.

The leak started around 12:30 p.m. near 8th and K St.

Lincoln Fire & Rescue officials on scene say westbound lanes of Rosa Parks Way and 8th St. from J to K Streets are currently closed.

It’s unclear when the leak will be fixed and the streets will be reopened.

Drivers should avoid the area if possible.

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