ATLANTA -- Crews in Atlanta are working to repair a water main break in the Buckhead community, officials confirmed Friday afternoon.

The repairs are already underway at 3580 Piedmont Road NE according to the Atlanta Department of Watershed Management.

During repairs, the work could cause considerable traffic backups as crews close a single lane.

Traffic control measures will also be put in place to guide motorists around the work zone, however, those that can are advised to avoid the area.