Phone, Cable Lines Fall on I-45 in Hutchins, Road Back Open: Officials

Phone and cable lines fell on Interstate 45 in south Dallas County, forcing the shutdown of both the north and southbound lanes.

The lines fell across both directions of I-45 at Wintergreen Road in Hutchins at about 2:15 Thursday afternoon, according Laura Weaver with the Texas Department of Transportation. The road was reopen by 6 p.m.

Oncor crews were on the scene with TxDOT, but determined the lines were not power lines, but phone and cable lines.

The road is now back open.

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