A portion of Kildaire Farm Road was closed Tuesday afternoon in both directions following a gas line break.
Authorities closed Kildaire Farm from Commonwealth Drive to Wrenn Drive following reports of a gas line break near Brady Court, according to a town press release.
City officials asked people in the immediate area to seek shelter and detoured traffic to Executive Circle and Farmington Woods Drive.
A crew is expected to have the road reopened after the evening commute, the town said.
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Commuter traffic was congested and creeping slowly by late afternoon.
Authorities had not yet said what caused the incident.