Olentangy Valley News


Sawmill Parkway reopens after early morning gas leak

A stretch of Sawmill Parkway in Powell has been reopened.

The area had been closed due to a gas leak that occurred Friday morning, May 2.

The city of Powell announced the closure, which affects the section of the road between North Hampton Road and Bradford Court, about 10:30 a.m. Officials said they expected the road to be closed for several hours.

Police were on the scene, directing motorists to use Hard Road and Riverside Drive as a northbound detour and Presidential Parkway and Sawmill Road as a southbound detour during the closure.

City police and fire officials and Columbia Gas workers were at the scene.