Crews repair downed power lines in Portsmouth

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Crews have repaired a power line that closed traffic on Portsmouth Boulevard for nearly 13 hours Sunday. 

Portsmouth police say they received the call at 1:45 a.m. for the incident in the 4300 block of Portsmouth Boulevard. 

Portsmouth Boulevard from Victory Boulevard to Chowan Drive will be closed for several hours in both directions as crews repair the power lines, according to a tweet by Portsmouth Police. The line was down in all four travel lanes.  

The section reopened around 2 p.m.. 

There were no injuries reported.

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