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Downed power line shuts down I-64 in New Kent

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Posted at 11:59 PM, Jan 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-17 06:07:29-05

NEW KENT COUNTY, Va. — A downed power line closed Interstate 64 in New Kent late Sunday night into Monday morning, according to VDOT.

Officials said the downed line affected I-64 east near Courthouse Road (mile marker 214) and I-64 west near Eltham Road (mile marker 220).

"Traffic is being detoured at Exit 220 westbound and Exit 214 eastbound," officials said.

It reopened around 6 a.m. on Monday.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email newstips@wtvr.com to send a tip.

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