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UPDATE: Route 12B in Deansboro reopens after downed wires are cleared

DOT crews block off Route 12B in Deansboro on November 8, 2018.

Route 12B was shut down in both directions Thursday due to wires in the road.

Posted: Nov. 8, 2018 11:42 AM
Updated: Nov. 8, 2018 4:18 PM

DEANSBORO - Route 12B has reopened after it was temporarily shut down in both directions Thursday due to wires in the road.

The New York State Department of Transportation sent an alert at 11:21 a.m. saying "Route 12B is closed in both directions at Peck Road in Deansboro due to wires down." The DOT says firefighters and DOT crews were on the scene dealing with the situation, and NYSEG had been called in.

The DOT detoured vehicles onto Peck Road, to Skyline Drive, then to Bogusville Hill Road.

The DOT says the wires were cleared and Route 12B was reopened at 2:00 p.m.

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