Utility pole breaks on Highway 45 stalling traffic

Utility poll breaks on Highway 45 stalling traffic

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – A broken utility pole snarled traffic on Highway 45 in Columbus.

Traffic Jam Pole WideWCBI was told the pole caught fire and broke.

Repairs by Columbus Light and Water took most of the morning, impacting the commute to work for many drivers.

Columbus police and firefighters blocked traffic to keep the linemen safe.

Traffic was back to normal before the end of the lunch hour.

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