PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (CBS) – A major New Hampshire interstate was closed for several hours after heavy snow brought down a pole and wires.

Interstate 95 closed just south of Exit 3 in Portsmouth due to wires down across the road after 8 a.m.

portsmouth Heavy Snow Brings Down Wires, Shutting Down I 95 In New Hampshire

A downed wire closed I-95 for several hours in Portsmouth, N.H. (Image Credit: Eversource)

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation said a pole snapped due to the wet, heavy snow.

Utility companies were on scene and the road was closed for more than two hours.

No injuries were reported.


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