KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A mowing crew reportedly knocked down a power pole Sunday, causing power lines to come down and shut down both directions of Interstate 35 in Olathe.
Evergy officials said that around 9:40 a.m. a mowing crew apparently knocked down a wooden power pole near Sante Fe, which knocked down power lines across the highway.
Emergency crews shut down both directions of I-35 between Sante Fe and Old 56 Highway.
About 550 Evergy customers were without power for a short time, but power was re-routed and restored before 10:30 a.m.
Evergy crews are on scene working to get the lines back up.
No injuries were reported.