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All Temecula Parkway lanes, freeway ramps open after gas leak prompts hours-long closure


Last updated 1/25/2018 at Noon

Freeway on-ramps and off-ramps were closed at Temecula Parkway were closed early Thursday morning following a gas line rupture. Joe Fanaselle photo.

UPDATE: Thursday, Jan. 25, 5:05 p.m.

All traffic lanes on Temecula Parkway as well as entrances and exits to the 15 Freeway were open by late Thursday afternoon, following hours-long closures that began when a road work crew accidentally ruptured a natural gas line in the area. The incident caused traffic to slow to crawl on residential streets for most of the day.

The gas line was ruptured about 2:10 a.m on Temecula Parkway at the 15 Freeway underpass, according to fire and city officials.

Because of the amount of gas leaking and anticipated length of repairs, the California Highway Pa...

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