Police warn drivers to not go around barricades as crews repair utility pole on Big Bend Rd.

Police warn drivers to not go around barricades as crews repair utility pole on Big Bend Rd.
Ameren is in the 1800 block of Big Bend Rd. where both lanes are closed from Lexington to Bertling.

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - Crews are repairing a utility pole on Big Bend Road in Cape Girardeau after a vehicle crashed into it on Tuesday night.

Police are warning drivers to not go around the barricades. They said the crashed happened earlier in the evening.

Ameren crews were in the 1800 block of Big Bend Rd. around 9:50 p.m. where both lanes were closed from Lexington to Bertling.

**TRAFFIC ALERT (12/1/20 at 9:50 p.m.)** Ameren is currently on-scene in the 1800-block of Big Bend Road doing pole...

Posted by Cape Girardeau Police Department on Tuesday, December 1, 2020

The road is estimated to be closed for three to four hours on Tuesday night, December 1.

Copyright 2020 KFVS. All rights reserved.