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Highway 288 reopens after power lines came down on road, police say

The closure took hours to clear.

HOUSTON — Highway 288 reopened in both directions near MacGregor after power lines came down onto the road Wednesday night. 

Houston police said electricity was arcing from two power lines. 

They tweeted shortly before 10 p.m. that the closure could take four to five hours to clear.

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