Downed power lines prompt partial road closure in South Berkeley

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Downed power lines led to the partial closure of Tunnel Road in South Berkeley on Tuesday morning, according to a Nixle alert released by the Berkeley Police Department.

Eastbound traffic on Tunnel Road between Domingo Avenue and The Uplands was affected. The alert, released at 10:31 a.m. Tuesday, specified that drivers should expect traffic delays and advised travelers to use alternative routes while PG&E responded to the event.

BPD issued an update at 10:55 a.m. notifying the community that the road was once again open to eastbound traffic.

Sophia Brown-Heidenreich is the city news editor. Contact her at [email protected] and follow her on Twitter at @sophiabrownh.