Route 1 on Washington Boulevard was closed in both directions in Elkridge through rush hour Tuesday morning.
Howard County police say a dump truck doing work in the area had a raised bed that damaged the power lines and poles. No one was injured.
ELKRIDGE UPDATE (FINAL): Rt 1 & Amberton Dr are now OPEN. No road closures remain following earlier dump truck incident.
— Howard County Police (@HCPDNews) August 29, 2017
Residents living in the neighborhood off Amberton Drive were unable leave or return to their homes until it was deemed safe.