I-271 reopens after gas leak

BEDFORD HEIGHTS, Ohio -- Good news for drivers on I-271.

The interstate was temporarily closed in each direction Tuesday due to a gas leak.

The I-271 North closure was near Miles Road.

The I-271 South closure was at the I-480 / US 422 split.

All drivers were being detoured along I-480 West to Lee Road or Broadway Avenue. That provided access to I-480 East and back to I-271.

Heavy delays clogged the roadway as of 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The roadway reopened by 12:22 p.m.

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