Bloomfield Avenue near the University of Hartford campus in Hartford was closed on Wednesday afternoon because of a crash.
Power lines came down after a car crashed into a utility pole near the intersection of Bloomfield Avenue and Albany Avenue around 2:30 p.m.
Police said Route 189, which is also known as Bloomfield Avenue, was closed in both directions near Route 44.
Rush hour Traffic Alert: Bloomfield Ave (RT 189) closed in both directions. Near RT 44. MVAx Car v Pole. Pole across road. Gonna be a while pic.twitter.com/BjLcV64uZB— D/C Foley (@LtFoley) October 4, 2017
As of just before 4 p.m., the road had reopened. To stay ahead of traffic delays, click here.
Bloomfield Ave is back open #ForNow Crews will be closing it periodically this evening until pole is repaired.— D/C Foley (@LtFoley) October 4, 2017
There was no word on injuries.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.
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