Georgetown

UPDATED: Northbound Rt 113 Reopened after 2am Crash

Repairing damaged utility pole knocks out power for over 1400 Delmarva Power customers

UPDATED 9am – Power has been restored and Route 113 northbound reopened to traffic after a crash just after 2 this morning that damaged a utility pole on the northbound side of the highway.

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UPDATED – 6:30am – Power has been restored to all but about 150 customers in the Georgetown area after a crash early this morning which damaged a utility pole at Route 113 and Arrow Safety Road.

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A crash just after 2am shut down the northbound lanes of Route 113 at Arrow Safety Road south of Georgetown. Officials tell WGMD a vehicle struck a utility pole. DelDOT still has northbound lanes closed while the damaged utility pole is repaired – however they hope to have one northbound lane reopened around 6am. Delmarva Power is also on hand and work on the damaged utility pole is the reason for a power outage that occurred around 5 leaving over 1400 customers without power.

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    Written by Mari Lou