Highway 146 in Baytown reopens following hours-long closure due to gas leak

BAYTOWN, Texas (KTRK) -- After hours-long closure, Highway 146 has reopened in both directions from Massey Tompkins to 565.

On Wednesday, the stretch of the highway was closed at about 5:15 p.m. following a gas leak underneath the bridge. In an 8:19 p.m. update, the city of Baytown said the road had been cleared and it was reopening.

Drivers are urged to seek an alternate route.

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