Update: Gas leak near Newtown Road secured

Posted at 8:30 AM, May 06, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-06 15:24:40-04

UPDATE: The leak has been secured. Crews digging in the area called 911 as soon as the leak occurred and no evacuations were needed. 

Norfolk, Va. – Crews have responded to a gas leak in front of the building formerly known as Shoney’s restaurant on Newtown Road, according to fire officials.

Lanes are blocked in both directions.

Stay with NewsChannel 3 for updates.