The Hays County Sheriff’s Office is currently evacuating the Hays Country Acres subdivision due to a gas leak at the 1600 block of East Highway 290 in Dripping Springs, Texas. The adjoining section of 290 is also shut down. A contractor punctured a major gas line at this location. A Code Red, reverse 9-1-1, is being sent to all residents in the subdivision to evacuate the area. Highway 290 is also being shut down in both directions at this time.