NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- A downed power line caused both northbound lanes on Hampton Boulevard at Bolling Avenue to close Friday.
Norfolk Police tweeted about the incident around 4 a.m.
4 am Traffic alert: Hampton Blvd/Bolling Av-All NB lanes closed-down pole. Dom. Power on scene. May be closed 4-5 hours. Please avoid area.— Norfolk Police Dept (@NorfolkPD) October 28, 2016
One northbound lane has since reopened. Crews are expected to be on the scene making repairs until around 9:30 a.m.
Drivers are encouraged to avoid the area.