KWTX said, "The leak was reported in 1400 block of La Salle Avenue around 2:30 p.m. According to a tweet from the Waco Fire Department, a contractor hit a four-inch gas line, causing the rupture. Drivers were being asked to avoid the area."

La Salle Avenue is one of the busiest roads by Baylor's campus as students live on and around the road. Classes at Baylor are still a few days away from starting so the road blockage did not affect any students trying to get to class.