TOPEKA (KSNT) – The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office warned motorists to avoid a section of highway due to the danger posed by downed power lines, on Friday.

The impacted area was reported on by the Sheriff’s Office at 2:21 p.m. on June 24 in the area of Northeast Kansas 4 Highway between Northeast 39th Street and NE 46th Street. This section of the highway was shut down due to downed power lines but has been reopened as of 6:22 p.m.

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Motorists were being advised to seek alternate routes of travel until the road was reopened.