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      UPDATE: Downed power lines causing traffic jams on I-475 near Auburn Ave.

      Traffic on I-475 is now moving in both directions after downed powerlines caused a traffic standstill.

      Original Article:

      I-475 near the I-75 split in West Toledo is closed to traffic because of downed power lines.

      The Ohio Departmnet of Transportation tells WNWO News a dump truck took down some power lines near Auburn Avenue, forcing them to shutdown all lanes of I-475.

      The incident has also caused more than 7,000 customers in the area to lose power.

      ODOT suggests these alternate routes: westbound I-475 use I-75. Suggested alternate route for eastbound I-475: US 23; Alexis Road.

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