MARPLE TWP., Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- West Chester Pike in Delaware County has reopened to traffic after a PECO utility pole caught fire Thursday afternoon.
Route 3 was shut down in both directions between New Ardmore and Lawrence avenues in Marple Township.
Officials said a pole caught fire and brought down wires Thursday which affected the evening rush.
Around 8:20 a.m. Friday, traffic was able to get by again as crews cleared the scene.
"West Chester Pike from New Ardmore to Lawrence Rd is being re-opened Work is still being done in the area but the roadway is open," Marple police tweeted.
West Chester Pike reopens after PECO utility pole catches fire