QEW reopens near Burlington after transformer fire
Chris Fox, CP24.com
Published Wednesday, February 25, 2015 5:56AM EST
Last Updated Wednesday, February 25, 2015 8:00AM EST
The Queen Elizabeth Way has reopened at Fairview Street in Burlington after a transformer fire created concerns about power lines falling onto the highway.
The closure went into effect at around 5 a.m., however hydro crews were able to repair the lines, allowing for the highway to reopen at around 7:10 a.m.
During the closure, Toronto-bound traffic was being diverted to Northshore Boulevard while Fort-Erie-bound traffic was being diverted to Highway 403.
According to Halton Regional Police, power outages have been reported in the area.
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