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I-435 safe from electricity, downed power lines repaired in Overland Park

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Interstate 435 closed in both directions Thursday afternoon when power lines dangled dangerously over cars on the highway.

The closures involved westbound I-435 at Roe, eastbound I-435 at Roe, with roadblocks put up to remove the downed lines.

The highway reopened at about 1:45 p.m. as soon as KCP&L trucks cleared the scene

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