Road closed on Haines Avenue due to gas leak

UPDATE (4:15) — Officials say that workers from Montana Dakota Utilities was able to stop the leak quicker than anticipated. The roadway is now reopening.

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The Rapid City Police Department is closing Haines Avenue between I-90 and Mall Drive. Disk Drive from the Rushmore Mall to Kohls is also closed.

According to Lt. Jim Bussell, of the Rapid City Fire Department, no businesses have been evacuated or closed, the main impact is to traffic. First responders are currently waiting for the gas company to arrive on the scene to shut down the pipeline.

There is no timetable for repair.

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