Downed power pole caused delays, detours on Wade Ave.

Posted May 8

— A utility pole fell along Wade Avenue in Raleigh Thursday afternoon, knocking down power lines and blocking all lanes of the east-west artery between Interstate 440 and Ridge Road.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation estimated that traffic would be detoured around the area through at least 5:30 p.m.

Lanes were reopened just past 3 p.m.



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  • Itsmyopinion67 May 8, 3:40 p.m.

    Duke Energy strikes again.

    — Posted by Obamacare returns again

    Duke Energy will send us the bill

  • Itsmyopinion67 May 8, 3:10 p.m.

    Gravity wins again.

  • Raleighmomof3 May 8, 3:09 p.m.

    hmm, that's the way I go home.
    As JT would say, guess I have to go "home by another way"

  • Obamacare returns again May 8, 3:00 p.m.

    Duke Energy strikes again.