A dump truck making a right turn onto Monroe St. in Port Townsend hit a power pole Thursday afternoon causing Jefferson St., the road to Point Hudson, to be closed until Friday morning when CenturyLink crews will replace the pole. Power has not been interrupted, and internet and phone service was not affected. Traffic is being detoured in front of the Northwest Maritime Center. Port Townsend police urge caution when traveling the one-way road. (Jeannie McMacken/Peninsula Daily News)

A dump truck making a right turn onto Monroe St. in Port Townsend hit a power pole Thursday afternoon causing Jefferson St., the road to Point Hudson, to be closed until Friday morning when CenturyLink crews will replace the pole. Power has not been interrupted, and internet and phone service was not affected. Traffic is being detoured in front of the Northwest Maritime Center. Port Townsend police urge caution when traveling the one-way road. (Jeannie McMacken/Peninsula Daily News)

Pole down; detour set up in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND — Traffic is being detoured down Monroe Street after a dump truck hit an internet power pole late this afternoon.

A dump truck making a right turn onto Monroe Street clipped the pole at about 4:30 p.m. CenturyLink is expected to replace the pole Friday morning, authorities said.

In the meantime, Jefferson Street, a road to Point Hudson, will be closed for one block, with traffic detoured down Monroe Street to Water Street and then to Jackson Street and back to Jefferson Street .

Internet and phone service were not affected; neither was electrical power.

No one was hurt.

Port Townsend police are investigating.

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