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Crews work to repair gas leak as traffic becomes backed up onto I-75

There were no reports of any injuries.

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — Crews were working Thursday evening to repair a gas leak on Big Bend Road under I-75 in Hillsborough County.

TECO was bringing in equipment to fix the broken lines.

As of 6 p.m., Big Bend Road was temporarily closed, and drivers couldn't use Exit 246 to get from I-75 onto Big Bend.

An FDOT camera showed a backup on I-75.

There was no indication of any injuries or evacuations, just rush hour traffic headaches.

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