Construction crew hit gas, water line in South Austin

The Austin Fire Department responded Monday to a leaking gas line in South Austin.

AFD said around 2:45 p.m., a construction crew hit a gas and water line in the 5700 block of West Slaughter Ln. 

W Slaughter Ln. was closed in both directions between Sendera Mesa and Zuniga, and traffic was diverted just east of MoPac. 

Police said Slaughter Ln. was expected to be closed for at least two hours.

AFD asked drivers to avoid the area if possible.