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TRAFFIC ALERT: Permanent lights restored at Bert Kouns and Youree

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SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

Permanent traffic lights that have been installed at a busy Shreveport intersection after they were brought down by an 18-wheeler Tuesday afternoon.

Shreveport Police say the crash happened right around 3 p.m. An 18-wheeler took out a metal utility pole at the intersection, knocking out traffic lights in the area.

Several officers have been on the scene to direct traffic.

Drivers were asked to avoid the intersection of Bert Kouns and Youree Drive on Tuesday night as crews scrambled to restore traffic signals.

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