LONGBOAT KEY, Fla. (WFLA) – A gas line break temporarily impacted traffic in the Town of Longboat Key on Thursday.
Town officials say a 4-inch gas line break happened under Gulf of Mexico Drive at Bay Isles Parkway just before 3 p.m.
TECO responded to the scene along with Longboat Key firefighters and police officers. The gas line was clamped by 4:45 p.m.
The northbound and southbound lanes of Gulf of Mexico Drive were shut down due to the break. They have since reopened.