Route 80 in North Branford Reopens

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    Part of Route 80 in North Branford was closed after a gas line rupture.

    Route 80 in North Branford was closed between the Big Y and Notch Hill Road, or Route 22, because a gas line ruptured, but it has reopened.

    The Big Y is located at 1289 Foxon Road, which is Route 80.

    Police said construction workers have been widening Route 80 and hit a gas line, causing the leak. 

    There was no vehicle traffic on Route 80 between Cedar Lake and Branford Road, or Route 139. 

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