Repairs are expected to take two to three hours.
The situation unfolded Wednesday morning at Carlysle and Mayfair streets, near Outer Drive.
Authorities say the homeowner was digging with a backhoe close to the home and hit a gas line.
Employees at the Marathon Oil Refinery on Detroit’s southwest side were evacuated after a suspected gas leak was discovered.
One home was evacuated in a Plymouth Township neighborhood because of a gas leak.
Natural gas began leaking when construction workers broke a two-inch pipe.
A condominium complex in Warren was evacuated Tuesday morning after residents woke up to the smell of natural gas.
A school spokesperson said students have returned to their classrooms after a gas leak scare at Southfield-Lathrup High School Friday morning.
Consumers Energy says it has halted projects throughout Michigan that involve the same drilling method used before a house explosion that killed a 58-year-old Royal Oak man.
A Farmington Hills attorney says last week’s house explosion in Royal Oak came close to becoming a much larger disaster.