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Downed poles close Washington Boulevard in downtown Stamford

December 21, 2018

STAMFORD — Three downed telephone poles at the corner of Broad Street and Washington Boulevard is causing havoc for morning commuters downtown.

Police are closing northbound lanes of Washington Boulevard live primary power lines are lying across the roadway. Eversource has been called to the scene. Southbound Washington Boulevard is also closed at North Street where wires are also down.

A tractor trailer may have pulled down the wires that in turn yanked the poles down.

jnickerson@stamfordadvocate.com

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