ROUND ROCK, Texas (KXAN) — The Round Rock Police Department is asking the public to avoid the area of University Boulevard near Cypress Boulevard due to a gas leak.
Round Rock police tweeted the alert just after 11:40 a.m. Monday.
Natural gas utility Atmos Energy said a construction crew not related to its company was doing work at the intersection and damaged a natural gas pipeline.
Atmos Energy crews are working to make repairs. An evacuation hasn’t been issued, the utility said, but traffic delays should be expected.
The area is near several businesses and restaurants, including Chick-fil-A, McDonald’s, Popeyes and Starbucks.
University Boulevard is down to one lane, and Cypress Boulevard is shut down in both directions, Round Rock Police said.
This is a developing story that will be updated as more details become available.