Update at 8:50 a.m. — Traffic has resumed flowing in both directions as firefighters were able to secure the line. At least one lane remains blocked.
Earlier: A quick-moving line of storms that packed gusty winds pushed through Arlington during the morning rush hour, downing some trees and utility lines.
The biggest impact thus far is on Columbia Pike, which is blocked at S. Taylor Street by a low-hanging wire.
Drivers should expect significant delays and detours between Four Mile Run Drive and S. George Mason Drive.
INCIDENT: Wires Down
LOCATION: Columbia Pk at S Taylor St
IMPACT: Low hanging wires blocking intersection. Seek alternate route. pic.twitter.com/AmKLg97w1A
— Arlington Alert (@ArlingtonAlert) February 7, 2020
Hearing some reports of trees and wires down after line of storms with gusty winds went through Arlington https://t.co/5cXftNZ9UW
— Arlington Now (@ARLnowDOTcom) February 7, 2020