Downed power lines make for miserable morning commute

CUYAHOGA COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - A 19 Action News travel alert this morning.

I-480 is shut down to both east and westbound traffic between West 139th Street and Tiedeman Road in the cities of Brookpark, Cleveland and Brooklyn as a result of down power lines from recent severe weather.

Additionally, the on-ramp at West 130th Street is closed and the West 139th Street ramp to I-480 EB is closed.  Police, fire crews and Ohio Department of Transportation crews are on the scene to maintain safety and traffic control.  Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company is also on the scene to repair the power lines.

Detour for motorists headed I-480 EB - West 139th Street to Brookpark Road to Tiedeman Road.

Detour for motorists headed I-480 WB - Tiedeman Road to Brookpark Road to West 130th Street

Drivers are encouraged to avoid the area and utilize alternate routes.

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