A downed tree and power pole has closed Georgia Avenue on Wednesday evening.

It happened shortly after 4:00 p.m near the intersection of E. 4th Street.

Hamilton County dispatch says live wires are across the road, forcing police to close Georgia Avenue in both directions until the road is cleared.

EPB crews are still at the scene making a repairs. EPB says most of the outages caused by the incident have been restored.

Drivers are asked to seek an alternate route until the road is reopened.

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