Portsmouth Boulevard reopens after downed power lines

Posted at 6:54 AM, Aug 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-26 14:18:37-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Portsmouth Police reported that all lanes of travel have reopened after downed power lines blocked the 4200 block of Portsmouth Boulevard Sunday morning.

Portsmouth Boulevard from Victory Boulevard to Chowan Drive was closed for several hours in both directions as crews repaired the power lines, according to a tweet by the department.

The power lines were taken down by an earlier vehicle accident, the department also said.