BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — The Baton Rouge Fire Department says Corporate Boulevard will be partially reopening soon as the gas leak is now contained.

A portion of Corporate Boulevard shut down Tuesday afternoon due to a gas leak. The fire department said Corporate Boulevard was closed between Energy Drive and College Drive. The cause of the leak was due to crews digging and hitting a gas line.

A spokesperson from Entergy shared the following statement:

“A third-party contractor damaged an Entergy gas line and crews are working to secure the area and make necessary repairs.”