Map power line down

Update: Fish Hatchery Road was opened again shortly after 8 a.m. after the downed power line was cleared.

A downed power line has closed Fish Hatchery Road in the area of Plaenert Drive during rush hour Thursday morning, forcing drivers to find alternate routes, authorities reported.

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The line went down around 6:15 a.m. across all lanes of Fish Hatchery, closing the road to traffic, Madison police said in a news release.

Fish Hatchery is expected to remain closed until about 8 a.m. as MGE workers toil to get the power line off the road, police said.

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