Eastbound I-595 reopens after crash knocked down power lines

Published On: Dec 28 2012 11:51:24 AM EST
Updated On: Dec 28 2012 08:17:00 PM EST
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DAVIE, Fla. -

Hiatus Road remains closed after power lines crashed onto the busy roadway on Thursday afternoon.

However, two eastbound lanes on I-595 have been reopened.

According to FHP, a crane used in the roadway's construction knocked down the power lines.

Traffic was backed up for miles on I-595 during Thursday's rush hour.

There is no word yet on when Hiatus Road will reopen.