UPDATE: As of 2 p.m., no immediate harm to the general area was detected, and there was no need for residential evacuations, according to the Georgetown Fire Department.
GEORGETOWN, Texas (KXAN) — A Georgetown intersection will be closed for several hours Wednesday due to a gas leak.
Georgetown Police said on Twitter it’s the intersection at Williams and Lakeway Drives, which is west of Interstate 35.
Police said the “large gas leak” was caused by a construction crew hitting the line. The city’s police, fire and utility departments are working with ATMOS Energy to make repairs.
Traffic is being diverted through subdivisions and shopping centers right now. Nearby businesses have been alerted to the situation, police said.
At this time, no evacuations have been issued.
This is a developing story that will be updated once more information is released.