Gas leak shuts down portion of US-1

LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, New Jersey (WPVI) -- A portion of US-1 near the Quakerbridge Mall was shut down for some time Tuesday morning due to a gas leak.

The leak began around 3:15 a.m. in the southbound lanes by the mall in Lawrence Township.

Police were called to the area for an odor of gas. Officials detected the leak from a nearby line.

Traffic was blocked from traveling southbound on US-1 near the mall for approximately 5 hours.

As of 8:30 a.m. the gas line was secured and all lanes of travel were reopened.
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