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.