Around 2:00 pm on Sunday afternoon, Polk County Sheriff Department was informed of a gas leak on SH146 near Bird Road in Schwab City area.
Fire and Law Enforcement responded to the scene and found a natural gas escaping from a saltwater waste disposal well.
A mile and one half area surrounding the leak has been evacuated.
It has been determined that the road will be closed throughout Sunday night and into the day on Monday.
For more information on road closures you can contact the Polk County Sheriff Department or the Texas Department of Transportation at 1-800-452-9292.