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Update: Repairs Cut Power for Bryan Residents

Photo of the power pole near Fannin school at 29th & Hutchins in Bryan that was replaced after it was clipped by a semi.

Photo of the power pole near Fannin school at 29th & Hutchins in Bryan that was replaced after it was clipped by a semi.

Update 4:10 p.m.

Bryan Police reports 29th Street has reopened and power has been restored.

Update 1:45 p.m.

BTU reporting they hope to restore power and open the roadways around 3:30 or 4:00 pm.

Update 11:50 a.m.

Thursday morning an 18-wheeler was traveling east in the 700 block of E. 29th Street.  The 18-wheeler turned onto S. Hutchins and struck a utility pole.

The driver was later stopped N Texas and Old Hearne Rd.  The driver—32 year old Nestor Alfredo Bonilla from Carrollton, Texas—was arrested for failure to leave information.

Original story:

Repairs to a damaged power pole near a Bryan elementary school  closed a road and interrupted power for BTU customers.

Thursday morning a semi struck the pole at Hutchins and 29th near Fannin Elementary School.

The city of Bryan will use the hashtag #btualerts to release updates on Twitter.According to Bryan Police, 29th from Haswell to Baker will be shut down through mid-afternoon for repairs. City of Bryan officials say the service interruption will affect 100 people as late as late as 3 p.m.

Brandon Webb with Bryan ISD said no interruption is expected for Fannin. He said school operations and release times will remain the same, but students walking home may be directed around the repairs.

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Posted by on Jan 16 2014. Filed under Featured Stories, News.


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