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Columbia Police asking motorists to avoid Russell Rd & Jamestown Street

By Larry Smith, the WAVE 92.7 FM

Columbia Police are asking motorists to avoid the intersection of Russell Road and Jamestown Street. Apparently, someone has hit a utility pole which needs to be replaced.

Traffic is stopped at Heskamp on Jamestown Street; at Hurt Street on Jamestown Street; and at Glen Mary Street on Russell Road.

According to Code Enforcement Officer Bill Bailey, a semi-truck apparently hit the pole during the night. It was semi-shattered and teetering. Utility crews have taken the down and will be replacing the pole soon.

- Larry Smith



This story was posted on 2013-07-09 07:06:04
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Jamestown Street & Russell Road Intersection closed



2013-07-09 - Jamestown at Heskamp Street, Columbia, KY - Photo by Ed Waggener. Columbia City Police and the Adair Search & Rescue are manning roadblocks at this point by United Citizens Bank on Jamestown Street, and are diverting traffic coming north at Hurt Street, and on Russell Road at the Circle R, at Glen Mary Street. The action was necessitated after a vehicle, police believe a semi or large truck, apparently hit the utility pole - seen to the right of the tall cell tower in the center of the photo - splintering it. Attachments to the pole have been removed. The intersection closure will remain until the the pole is removed and passage is safe. - EW
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Traffic blockade at Jamestown ST & Carrie Bolin DR



2013-07-09 - Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY - Photo by Ed Waggener. Columbia Code Enforcement Officer Bill Bailey, left, and Ofc. Jamie Cole have traffic blocked at Carrie Bolin Drive while work is underway replacing the utility pole seen to the right of the CVS sign. Police believe that the pole was shattered by a semi or large truck sometime during the night. The pole's condition was determined just before 7amCT this morning, Tuesday, July 9, 2013.
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Jamestown Street & Russell Road Intersection closed at noon



2013-07-09 - 700 block Russell Road, Columbia, KY - Photo by Ed Waggener. At noon today, Tuesday, July 9, 2013/b> the intersection at Russell Road and Jamestown Street had been closed for approximately 5 hours, due to the possibility of a weakened utility pole falling, center of the picture. This roadblock is on Russell Road at Glen Mary Drive. Jamestown Street is closed at Heskamp on the North and Hurt Street on the south. Customers have been able to access the Circle R from Russell Road during the blockade.
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