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Oakview Road closed due to downed tree, removal will result in temporary blackout

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Oakview Road closed due to downed tree, removal will result in temporary blackout

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A downed tree has closed Oakview Road, the city reports.

“Due to a severely damaged tree, Oakview Road is closed between Adams Street and Ansley Street until the 30 inch diameter Poplar tree has been removed,” an announcement from the city says. “Drivers should use alternate routes. Pedestrians should avoid this area.”

Residents will experience a power outage while the tree is removed.

“Georgia Power will be de-energizing the power line in order to remove the tree around noon,” the city says. “A loss of power is expected during this time. Updates will be posted to the city’s official social media channels.”

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