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U.S. Highway 401 closed near Garner

Posted March 14, 2014

U.S. Highway 401 (Fayetteville Road) near Garner was closed in both directions Friday afternoon near Ten Ten Road after a damaged power pole toppled and loomed across the travel lanes.
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— U.S. Highway 401 (Fayetteville Road) near Garner was closed in both directions Friday afternoon near Ten Ten Road after a damaged power pole toppled and loomed across the travel lanes.

The damage to the pole was not the result of a traffic accident, authorities said, but it had been deemed a hazard to passing cars, so the road was closed. 

The danger had passed and the road was reopened at about 5:30 p.m. 

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  • 1jalapeno Mar 14, 2014

    That's got to be fun on a Friday afternoon. Enjoy the scenery and sunshine.

  • Bunky Mar 14, 2014

    So, why does the map show the closure as Fayetteville Road well north of 1010?

  • pipcolt Mar 14, 2014

    Duke will have to put in for a rate increase now to replace the pole...