OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. (WTNH)– Route 9 has reopened in Old Saybrook after downed wires closed the road Tuesday afternoon.
The Department of Transportation says that Route 9 was closed between exits 3 and 2 on both sides because of debris. The incident was reported at 2:36 p.m.
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The Old Saybrook Fire Department said that the debris was downed wires in the roadway from a high voltage transmission line that had broke. There were also power outages in the area because of this.
After a short time, Route 9 was open to traffic and the wires were removed.