Downed power lines force closure of I-15

Downed power lines force closure of I-15

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PAYSON -- Interstate 15 in Payson was shut down in both directions Friday afternoon after a semi pulled power lines onto the road.

UHP troopers say the truck was dumping a load of gravel onto the roadside when it caught the lines and pulled them down.

Downed power lines force closure of I-15

Traffic had to be diverted off the freeway for about 40 minutes while crews cleaned up the mess. Everything is back up and running now.

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