DURHAM – All lanes of the Durham Freeway N.C. Highway 147 are closed at Briggs Avenue due to downed power lines and could remain that way until noon Friday.

***All lanes of the Durham Freeway were reopened before noon Friday.

WRAL reports the highway was closed at about 4:00 a.m. after the lines fell when a rotten power pole broke.

Duke Energy is on the scene to replace the pole.

Durham Freeway Closed