SATURDAY 9/25/2021 5:33 p.m.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Several hours after the Green Bay Police Department closed a portion of N. Henry Street due to a crash on Saturday morning, police have announced the street has reopened.
The Green Bay Police Department report that WPS has finished repairing the utility pole that was damaged during the crash which resulted in over 1,400 customers losing power for multiple hours.
Now that all the repairs have been completed, police say N. Henry Street, between Basten Street and University Avenue, has reopened.
Original Story: Green Bay P.D.: Crash causes power outage, avoid N. Henry St., between Basten St. and University Ave.
SATURDAY 9/25/2021 10:05 a.m.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Green Bay residents are being asked to avoid N. Henry Street, between Basten Street and University Avenue after a crash caused some damage to a utility pole in the area resulting in a power outage.
According to the Green Bay Police Department, N. Henry Street will be closed throughout Saturday morning and into the early afternoon while WPS repairs or replaces a utility pole that had been damaged during an early morning crash.
As of 10:18 a.m., the WPS outage map was reporting that 1,427 customers are being affected by the damaged utility pole. Crews estimate power will be restored at 11:45 a.m.
As of 12:46 p.m., crews have restored power to a majority of the customers.
In the meantime, residents heading in that direction are asked to find an alternative route. Local 5 will continue to update this story as it progresses.