Friday, April 6, 2018

ISP Assisting Bingham County with Power Pole Issue on I15

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Idaho State Police
District 5 5255 S. 5th Avenue, Suite 2
Pocatello, Idaho 83204
(208) 239-9800 FAX: (208) 239-9885

For Immediate Release: 4/6/18 7:55 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

At this time, the Idaho State Police is assisting Bingham County on I15 south of exit 93. A power pole on the northbound side of the interstate has caught fire and there is concern the power line will drop onto the interstate. Bingham County Sheriff's Department, Fort Hall Police, Blackfoot Police, Idaho State Police, and the Idaho Transportation Department are diverting northbound traffic at exit 89, the junction of US91. Southbound traffic is being diverted at exit 93, Bergner Blvd. and the junction of US26.