A traffic accident occurred in the 800 block of South Stratford Road this morning. All travel lanes of South Stratford Road are closed between Bethesda Road and Stark Street. S. Stratford Road between Executive Park Blvd and Stark Street will be down to one lane.
S. Stratford Road is expected to be closed until later this afternoon due to downed power poles and lines being repaired.
Motorist traveling in this area should expect congestion and delays. Alternate routes should be used around this area until this section of S. Stratford Road is opened.
Motorists that must travel through this area will be able to use Harvey Street from Executive Park Blvd to Ricks Drive, and Bethesda Road to Trenwest Drive as detours around the closed area.
Please use caution in this area and avoid it if at all possible until the road is reopened. CCD will update this story when the WSPD have reopened the road.
Authorities have reopened the 800 block of Stratford Road. Utility crews are still at work and motorists are asked to use caution whil;e traveling through the area. The area will remain heavily conhested for the early afternoon hours and motorists are encouraged to continue to use alternate routes. Vehicular traffic will continue to be periodically stopped while utility crews move equipment to restore service.