PEABODY (CBS) – Part of Route 128 in Peabody was closed in both directions Thursday morning because of some dangling wires.

According to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, a vehicle hit a utility pole on Lowell Street Wednesday night near the Route 128 overpass.

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“The pole was broken off near the base, causing the wires to drop down to the point where there is insufficient clearance over Route 128,” MassDOT said in a statement Thursday morning.

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A vehicle hit a utility pole on Lowell Street Wednesday night near the Route 128 overpass. (Photo credit: MassDOT)

Detours were put in between exits 26 and 28 until the new pole was installed and the wires were raised above Route 128.

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All lanes of the highway re-opened just after 8 a.m. but Lowell Street remains closed.