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Downed power lines repaired in West Ashley, power restored

Published: Jun. 23, 2014 at 11:53 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 23, 2014 at 3:44 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The power is back on in West Ashley after repair crews were able to repair downed lines near the intersection of Ivy Hall Road and Raoul Wallenberg Blvd. off Highway 61.

SCE&G reported a pole is leaning and power lines are down near the intersection and authorities said the stretch of road surrounding the downed power lines on Wallenberg Blvd. was closed Monday morning while repairs could be made.

The situation caused heavy traffic delays during the morning commute.

There was no word on what caused the downed power lines.

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