Just after 3:15 p.m., Interstate 70 was reopened in both directions, according to the KHP. Officials determined gas levels were reduced to safe readings. No injuries were reported.
LINCOLN COUNTY – First responders are on the scene of a gas line explosion in Lincoln County, according to the sheriff’s department.
Law enforcement is re-routing Interstate 70 traffic west of Salina in both directions just east of the Beverly, Carneiro exit. In some instances traffic was being diverted prior to exit 228 in Ellsworth County, according to the KHP.
Officials in Lincoln County were expected to take an hour or more to complete an inspection at the scene, according to the KHP.
There are no injuries reported according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.