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Hempstead Turnpike Re-Opens Following Gas Leak

Levittown firefighters work at the scene of the gas main break on Hempstead Turnpike Monday. Credit: Kevin Imm
Levittown firefighters work at the scene of the gas main break on Hempstead Turnpike Monday. Credit: Kevin Imm
Both lanes on Hempstead Turnpike have re-opened as of 1:10 p.m. following a gas main rupture, according to firefighters at the scene. 

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Hempstead Turnpike at Hamlet Road in Levittown is currently closed in both directions due to a gas leak, police said. 

Nassau County Police issued a traffic advisory at 11:27 a.m. Monday and it is unclear when the Turnpike will re-open. Stay with Patch as more info. becomes available. 

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