Route 8 in Campbell County reopened after power line repaired

Route 8 in Campbell County was closed briefly Monday morning as Duke Energy crews repaired a downed power line along the roadway.

Initially the downed line caused 2158 outages in Campbell County.

Sally Thelen, spokesperson for Duke Energy, said a company doing work in the area accidently knocked down the tree that hit the utility lines.

By 11:30 a.m. most power in Campbell County was restored.

The repair work took place between River and Water Works roads.

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