I-255 in Metro East reopens in both directions

I-255 in Metro East reopens in both directions

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I-255 in Metro East reopens in both directions

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by Stephanie Baumer / KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on July 24, 2014 at 10:29 AM

Updated Thursday, Jul 24 at 11:03 AM

(KMOV) – Interstate 255 near Caseyville and Washington Park reopened before noon on Thursday after crews were able to clear power lines off of the roadway.

Authorities said the closure started near mile marker 21.4, near Interstate 64, around 1:00 a.m.

According to Illinois State Police, Construction crews caused the wires to be brought down. They also said there was a small fire following the incident.

 

No injuries were reported.

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