UPDATE: Temple Avenue has been reopened to traffic. The traffic light is still out at Charles Dimmock Parkway. A temporary 4-way stop has been set up at the light.
COLONIAL HEIGHTS (WRIC) - Temple Avenue, between Charles Dimmock Parkway and Puddledock Road, is closed due to a downed power pole. A tractor trailer driver hit a low lying power line that caused the entire pole to come crashing down.
Several businesses, including Southpark Mall, were without power because of this.
THe road will be closed until 11 p.m. Drivers are advised to avoid the area.