Update: All lanes reopen on US 95 southbound after crews remove a downed power line near Cheyenne

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Traffic was diverted off U.S. Highway 95 southbound at Cheyenne Thursday morning for around two hours due to a downed power line.

The issue resulted in a massive traffic backup starting around 9 a.m. as Nevada Highway Patrol began diverting traffic off the freeway.

The lanes all reopened shortly after 11 a.m.

The highway had to be shut down so crews could safely remove the power line.

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